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Another Worlds Medal For Sheri!

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ASIAGO, Italy — Amateur athlete Sheri Schrock raced her way to a top result for Team USA on Sunday with a bronze medal in her age group at the 2020 ITU Winter Triathlon World Championships. Schrock was joined by eight other athletes who represented Team USA, four of them also earning top-10 finishes....

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Rookies of the Year. Where Are They Now...Part II...

 

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2009 – Suzie Finger - Suzie had a decade-long career that was upended by a serious bike accident. She claims to be retired, but we hope she changes her mind. She was named Female Triathlete of the Year in 2015, and was twice named Minnesota Duathlete of the Year (2011, 2013). 

2008 - Kortney Haag - Kort is still an active and very successful triathlete. She has won more half IM races (9!) than any other Minnesota woman.
2007 - Jeanne Fleck - A back injury derailed Jeanne tri / du career after just a couple of years, a period during which she was named Rookie of the Year (2007), Most Improved (2008) and Master of the Year (2008). She is still an avid cyclist and nordic skier. 

2006 - Marta Lewinski - Health issues cut Marta's tri career short.
2005 - Jeremy Sartain & Sarah Kolpin - Jeremy's tri career was curtailed by a nearly catastrophic motorcycle accident. Sarah moved to Pittsburgh, became a doctor and is now totally into fishing....

 

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Rookies of the Year. Where Are They Now?

 

jennycroc.pngOur next two posts are about the 28 athletes who have earned the title, "Minnesota Rookie of the Year."

Where are they now? And are they still racing? Interestingly, less than half of the ROYs are still tr-ing and/or du-ing.

Here's what we know:  ...

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Riding Through Peanut Butter...

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By Maddy Pesch (Facebook)

Dubai 70.3 done! The day came with a few issues. I really enjoyed a beautiful swim in the Arabian Sea. Then unfortunately, my brake rubbed the entire bike ride making me feel like I was cycling through peanut butter 🥜 (Which is one of my favorite foods so I guess there’s always a positive side to things)....

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Swimming May Slow Down Aging By Decades...

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By Diane Sewell (everythingzoomer.com - Great photo by Todd Quackenbush)

From cradle to grave, swimming might just be the best exercise ever. Here, eight health benefits of taking a lap or two. 

Swimming is good for just about everyone. It accommodates all ages, stages, abilities and disabilities.
There’s also evidence it can slow down the aging process....

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