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Events: Classy vs. Competitive

How to make an event stand out as special? It seems often these days that we choose to set up a Race as a way to get or express interest in the coolness of an activity.

But does a race really bring out the best?

It seems like often it brings out a narrowing and a silencing. Everybody blasts off with total focus and doesn't chit-chat anymore…

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Uncle Tim, RIP

My uncle Tim died today. His like will not be seen again. He was the last of the 50's style of swanky jazz dude. Plus hippy Keith Richards…

Doping: Just Another Extreme

In the exotic extremes that so many now go to in sport of any kind, doping is just one extreme among many. A big reason why there's any shock with sports like cycling in the US is that the pro level SEEMS to connect to the everyday public fun citizen level of racing…

Periscope for Sea Kayaking?

Here's a thought... Would a periscope be useful for seakayakers? ...Or, doing something to get that function. I don't see any device being sold to give this function…

Moderation is Key! --Hardcore Enduro Fitness Buffs Unhealthy!

We always knew this, right? Too much of a good thing. I recently saw this link in Silent Sports Magazine: Gungho lifelong skiers are running into heart trouble…

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