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Hot Times at Reston Sprint Triathlon

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Hot temperatures warmed up the Lake Newport Pool for triathletes to test their speed for this summer’s multisport season.  In the past, the frigid water has seen athletes wear wetsuits for the 400 meter pool swim !  This year it was so hot that there was a misting tent after the finish line and the

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Mid-Atlantic Multisport Season is Underway – Summit & Expo Draws the Best DC, Maryland & Virginia Triathletes to Compete, Learn & Improve

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Running bare footed around the American University track in his wetsuit Saturday morning was how Herndon triathlete Doug Landau started his jam-packed weekend ! Lawyer Landau had entered the “REV3 Transition Competition” to see if he had gotten rusty during the “offseason.” This was just the first of several competitive events held at TRI-MANIA Washington

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Bicycle Wheel Malfunction

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We recently read an article published on the American Association for Justice website about an interesting case in the state of Washington. The details are as follows:  A man purchased a fully assembled bike at a store.  A few weeks later he took his first ride.  As he was pedaling downhill, the bike stopped suddenly

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Ways to Prove Bike Crash Fault WITHOUT Eyewitnesses

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“I never saw the biker !” says the driver. “Never heard him coming from behind,” says the cyclist. This scenario is unfortunately not uncommon. Recently contacted by an injured bicycle commuter who woke up with a brain injury after a car crash, Herndon lawyer Doug Landau was presented with a case where the victim had

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NCAA Concussion Settlement

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“Medical monitoring and future treatment will help those amateur athletes who have traumatic brain injuries going forward,” according to Herndon head injury lawyer Doug Landau, “and the education and early diagnosis in the future will hopefully prevent permanent disability that sidelines college sports team members who sustain a concussion.”  The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) —

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Protecting Professional Hockey Players' Heads

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Baseball pitchers can get beaned by hardballs that can cause devastating facial and brain injuries.  Likewise, professional ice hockey players face injury from fast flying pucks, stick wielding opponents, hard ice and checks into walls and plexiglass.  Virtually every country in the world has some workplace safety regulations.  So it is no surprise that there

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Herndon Kids Triathlon a Hit !

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A triathlon transition area with: streamers, training wheels, balloons on bike seats and fenders is an unusual sight in the multisport world. But in children’s triathlons, these sights and the smiles of the participants are what make it fun for volunteers, spectators and pint-sized racers. This morning’s Herndon Kids Triathlon had perfect weather, lots of

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Busy Day on Herndon Virginia's W&OD Trail

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With BOTH a sprint Triathlon and a Bike-a-thon going West from Herndon Virginia and benefitting worthy charities, the W&OD Trail had plenty of use this morning.  There were volunteers, police and even a shoe “try-on” tent along the popular trail. Herndon biker lawyer Doug Landau first took part in the Taylor Love Triathlon.  After swimming

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New Herndon Virginia Venue for Taylor Love Triathlon

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Previously held at the Worldgate Sport & Health Club, the Taylor Love Triathlon has moved to the Herndon Community Center, Sunday, September 15, 2013 at 6:30 AM. TriPerformance Coach Brian Crow and his excellent team of timers and volunteers will once again stage this fun fundraising event.  Herndon injury lawyer Doug Landau has participated with

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