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Wednesday, March 18

Thank you, good night, we love you all

The results came in, and I must say that Fatty has this premature victory announcement thing figured out. I ended up on top with Tomi, Jen Hanks, and the combo pack of Heather Szabo and Mary Monroe filling out the rest of the field. Now I am committed to three pre-race articles (between 500-1000 words) and six race day articles (of the same ambiguous length). Extra writing assignments!!! Whooopeeee!!! I guess the Tomi and I at least have a leg up on the competition as we already have blogs that use actual words to convey a story, and I'm sure that Tomi can think of at least 500-1000 of them at once. They may not actually be in sentence form, but I'm sure he'll hit the mark.

Since Jen is a fellow Race Face Ultimate XC Challenge winner (I went to Trans Rockies in 2006 and in 2007 she traveled to Europe for the Trans Alps) we should have lots to talk about. I got to talk to Big Worm at great length regarding his Race Face supported adventure to Trans Germany in 2007 (with teammate Tommawicki), and how much different it was from my experience (with my teammate Josh the Wonderboy) at the Trans Rockies. Bill and Becky (BW and Wicki) traveled with race winners Karsten Bresser and Alison Sydor, stayed in hotels and slept in beds, sported Race Face wear at all times, and were treated like kings. Josh and I had no famous travel partners (although we did chest bump Andreas Hestler at the after party) slept in cold, wet tents, wore our civilian attire, and we were treated as commoners (well, commoners who got free bike parts, airfare, and a free entry to a kick ass race). Should be interesting...

Well since BE promoter Mike McCormack is demanding an acceptance speech from each of the members of the Breck Epic Luminary (a person who has attained eminence in his or her field or is an inspiration to others) I need to get on that right away. Never look a gift horse in the mouth, and never turn in a writing assignment late when someone is giving you a free entry into their race.

Thanks everybody for making me feel all warm and fuzzy and loved and validated and... well kinda like you're all hugging me at once (whoever has their hand on my ass please feel free to leave it there).

6 comments:

allan said...

Congrats.

peter Keiller said...

excellent - results, although the way you spew them, they appear totally ambiguous.

"i won, they won, we all won and now for a few more words to fill the quota"

see you there.

Anonymous said...

When you ride your bike is it better than sex?

LeYonce said...

Blogger extraordinaire!

Congrats.

Fatty said...

And don't forget you're doing a guest post for fatcyclist.com about that race.

Tomi said...

sentences = overrated