The Girls of 2011...
Tuesday, 29 November 2011 02:00
Team Minnesota - Women - Six Committee members ranked their choices for Minnesota's Top 15 most successful male and female multisporters in 2011. In the end, NONE of those voters' selections matched the ultimate Top 10 rankings. We think that's cool. Democracy in action....
A Long Day Filled With Discomfort....
Monday, 28 November 2011 02:00
By Devon Palmer (from Palmertri.com)
After two weekends of bad luck in September I was eager to race well. I picked Ironman Florida over Arizona as it is 2 weeks earlier so there was less chance of having to train in cold weather. Plus
Sunday, 27 November 2011 02:00
(Photo - 2011 Duathlete of the Year Suzie Fox.)
Minnesota Multisport Awards - Today we continue our explanation of why this year's MMA winners were chosen. Let's first dispense with the Most Improved and Triathlete of the Year categories, which were won by Dan Hedgecock and Claire Bootsma. Dan won 10 races, many by unprecedented margins, obliterated course records, and appears to be a shoo-in for a USAT AOY Honorable Mention. He didn't make Team Minnesota last year, but came close (12th). This year he placed 2nd in the ranking behind perennial Team Captain, DKT. No one has argued with the Committee's selection of Hedge for either of these awards. We assume that all agreed that he was a "Slam Dunk."
Same with Claire. No one has challenged the veracity of her awards. Her 2010 Team MN rank was in the 14th-16th range. Her 2011 rank was a clear #1. Winner of seven of the 12 races she entered, two of those efforts receiving POY nominations, and reaching...
Cool Name. Cool Kid....
Saturday, 26 November 2011 02:00
By Ivan Pfifer (For InsightNews.com)
If it takes a village to raise a child, Enoch Elliot is a prime example of how this is imperative for our community and our children.
A North Minneapolis resident, Elliot is a 14-year old triathlete. These athletes compete in triathlons, consisting of three phases, swimming, biking and running. He started swimming competitively at the age of seven, and began biking and running at age eight. He trains for swimming seven months out of the year
Black Friday Stuff...
Thursday, 24 November 2011 10:38
GEAR WEST is offering some INCREDIBLE deals for Black Friday!
All of the pricing listed will be available through midnight Monday, November 28th...
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