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Examiner.com, Madison, Triathlon / 15.09.2009

[caption id="attachment_1221" align="alignleft" width="200"] First in line to register for the 2010 Wisconsin Ironman José Aguilar[/caption] It’s eight hours after the conclusion of the Wisconsin Ironman Triathlon. And on the streets of Madison all that remains is a litter of paper cups and discarded plastic water bottles. <<Cross fade sound of leaf blower>> A city maintenance man sweeps up the clutter with a leaf blower in front of the State Capital building as the 2009 Triathlon season for many comes to an end. But 50 yards away at the Monona...

Quote of the day / 15.09.2009

“When in doubt, make a fool of yourself. There is a microscopically thin line between being brilliantly creative and acting like the most gigantic idiot on earth. So what the hell, leap!” Cynthia Heimel ~ Contemporary American author and playwrite...

Outdoor Recreation, Quote of the day, Triathlon / 14.09.2009

“Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a harder battle.” Plato ~ Ancient Greek Philosopher  (428 BC-348 BC) Photo by James Edward Mills from the collection "Ironman in shades of rosegold and bronze" Many thanks to all the volunteers that make the Wisconsin Ironman possible. -JEM...

Madison, Outdoor Recreation, Triathlon / 13.09.2009

The third round of race-day photos are posted on Flickr! at: http://www.flickr.com/photos/nwsr8th/sets/72157622236629809/...

Madison, Outdoor Recreation, Triathlon / 13.09.2009

The second round of race-day photos are posted to Flickr! at: http://www.flickr.com/photos/nwsr8th/sets/72157622234123015/...

Madison, Triathlon / 13.09.2009

A broad field of professional and amateur triatletes got off to a great star this morning at the 2009 Wisconsin Ironman. Clear skies and mild temperatures promise a great race for more than 2,200 participants from across the United States and around the world. Find the first round of race day photos on Flickr! at: http://www.flickr.com/photos/nwsr8th/sets/72157622356646074/...