Concussion: A Player's Life Sacrificed

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Science and Technology Game Changers Bob Fitzsimmons, lawyer for now deceased football great “Iron Mike” Webster, shared his insight with me on the subject of Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) in sports, particularly the NFL. The realization of head gear protection being important is not new. In 1888, college football rules only allowed tackling below the […] READ MORE


Spartan Race Experience: A Rookie and Trifecta Perspective

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Spartan Race Experience: A Rookie and Trifecta Perspective I often wondered about the insight of Spartan Race from a newbie versus a seasoned competitor perspective, and while I was in Boston for the Spartan Sprint I met two such individuals. Rebecca Jackson, a Boston, Mass. native and college student, had the desire to compete in […] READ MORE


Joe De Sena: The Original Spartan

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The Vermont Reebok Spartan at Killington Ski Resort was a Founders’ Race edition this year, which is a special version of the race more difficult than the regular Beast. “An experience you will NOT forget.” Who better to provide insight about it than Joe De Sena, the original Spartan and man behind the grueling weekend […] READ MORE


Unlikely Duo Conquer Spartan

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This year’s Virginia Reebok Spartan Super at Wintergreen Resort challenged all who participated with obstacles that included log hurdles, tyro traverse, water pits, plate drag, spear throw, barbed wire crawl, fire jump and much more. The mix of racers is impressive as you can see from the stats of a 41-year-old elite racer in first […] READ MORE