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“Helmets R Us” Helmets Recalled Due to Risk of Head Injury

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Helmets R Us recently recalled their Rollerblade-branded helmets used in school’s physical education programs.  The helmets fail to meet the federal safety standard, posing a risk of head injury. The recalled helmets are white and “Rollerblade” is printed on the side in black. They were manufactured from September 2011 through April 2017. Model 16, SK-501N and

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Share the W&OD Trail

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While you rarely see horseback riding on the W&OD Trail cinder path, it is still important for everyone to share the trail. Cyclists, runners, rollerbladers, walkers, jogging stroller pushers and dog walkers all need to communicate to avoid chaos and unnecessary injury. This wonderful resource enables Northern Virginians of all ages, sizes and shape to

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Transition Triathlon – Something for Every Triathlete, Runner, Biker, Swimmer & Multisport Athlete!

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In its new location in “downtown” Leesburg, Virginia, the popular Transition Triathlon store has everything a multi sport athlete could want. From the tricked out bikes in the window (and hanging from the ceiling), they have nutrition supplements, clothes, shoes, race kits, goggles and hard-to-find items. Bike accident lawyer Doug Landau of Abrams Landau in Herndon, Virginia

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Kinetic Triathlon Festival a Sunny Spotsylvania Success

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Lake Anna was warm, the sun was shining and triathletes from all over the United States enjoyed a great morning of racing in Spotsylvania, Virginia. The Kinetic Triathlon Festival’s Sprint Race on Sunday was a great way for Doug Landau to get some points in the annual Virginia-Maryland Triathlon Super Series—now called Kinetic Multisports. The Lake

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Are Cycling Related Incidents Decreasing in Fairfax County, Virginia?

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According to Fairfax County Police Department Traffic Safety Services, statistics show a decrease in cycling-related incidents, with only one fatality recently reported in 2015. Early figures for 2017 indicate 72 reportable bicycle incidents, although the fact that there are no clearly defined categories for bicycle accidents in the statewide reporting system TREDS (Traffic Records Electronic

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Spring Finally Arrives for a Walk (or Run) in the Woods

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At Saturday’s 15th Annual Reston Nature Run, attorney Doug Landau took the opportunity to convert the 5K race into a “brick” workout. This popular Northern Virginia annual event, held at the Walker Nature Center on Glade Road, is run exclusively on the well maintained paved and dirt trails of the Reston Association. Runners and walkers

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What’s It Like In a Championship Race Triathlon House?

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When traveling to National and World Championships, Oak Hill injury attorney Doug Landau will often share a house with other athletes from Northern Virginia. So what’s it like to eat, sleep and live with other multi-sport athletes in such a high-pressure environment? First off, the Virginia athletes who compete against each other in the Mid-Atlantic

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Run-Bike-Run in Greenville, South Carolina

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Some 1300 of the very best multi-sport athletes from 49 states went to South Carolina for the 2018 USAT DUathlon National Championships. These Age Group “run-bike-run” races are not only the national championships, but also serve as the qualifiers for the 2019 ITU World Championships in Ponte Vedra, Spain.  Since Doug Landau qualified for TeamUSA,

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