Author Archives: Doug Landau

Not Racing ? Landau ? Really ?

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Here’s the facts, since the Reston Triathlon 9/9/12, I have not engaged in ANY run training on dry land.  AND, even though I raced in several 5kms and Sprint Triathlons in order to get in the minimum 5 races in the Virginia Triathlon Series, I have not done ANY running since 10/7/2012 !!! In fact,

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Aquathon Returns to Herndon Virginia; Sign Up Now!

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Northern Virginia Multisport athletes, this is the event for you.  You can stay warm, not wake up early and even film the entire race !  The Aquathon returns to Herndon in Memory of Jack Corkey. Come out December 8th for our all-water biathlon.  Swim a half mile, then run a half IN THE POOL !

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Football Helmets Made to Reduce Skull Fractures, NOT Brain Injury or Repeat Sports Concussions

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While American Football helmets are increasingly sophisticated, at the end of the day, they are designed to reduce the incidence of skull fracture.  They are not made to reduce traumatic brain injury or cumulative concussions.  During the Sports Concussion presentation at the Brain Injury Services 2012 Bi-Annual Conference, Dr. Jeffrey Barth noted that helmets cannot

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Centreville Virginia Conference on Brain Injury in Children

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Children with “Attention Deficit Disorder,” Learning Disabilities (“LD”) and “Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder” appear to recover more slowly from concussions.  This delay in recovery after mild traumatic brain injury was one of the topics covered in the Brain Injury Services‘ Brain Injury in Children and Adolescents 2012 conference.  As an invited guest, trial lawyer Doug

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"Helmet a Day" Campaign Reaches Loudoun County

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After last year’s success in educating students about brain injury and giving out free bicycle helmets, a goal of 365 helmets was set for 2012.  The campaign was to be “a helmet a day” to protect school children from preventable head injury.  Setting goals and achieving them is a common occurrence at the Herndon law

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Bicycle Police Assist Putting "Lids on the Kids"

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Mayor Merkel and local bicycle police visited two Herndon elementary schools today in order to protect sixth graders from bike crash injuries. In its second year, Herndon lawyer Doug Landau’s “put lids on the kids” campaign has a goal of 365 free helmets, or “one a day.” The Town of Herndon bike police answered questions

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Double Header for Herndon Free Bike Helmets

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“Teaching at two Herndon elementary schools in one day is more exhausting than any triathlon I have raced or case that I have tried,” noted bicycle safety lawyer Doug Landau.  Appearing at Herndon Elementary School in the morning and Hutchison Elementary School in the afternoon, Dulles Virginia area lawyer Landau put his money where his

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Virginia Triathlon Series ends in Bumpass

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Needing one more race to have the mandatory minimum number to qualify for the Virginia Triathlon Series (“VTS”) age group awards, Doug Landau had his heel taped up and travelled down to Boxley Cove in Bumpass, Virginia for the final event of the season.  The Giant Acorn Sprint Triathlon was held on a cold, rainy

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