Tag Archives: Doug Landau

High Stick to the Heart

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” You can’t aspire to be what you can’t see,” said the coach of the  University of North Dakota women’s ice hockey coach in recent New York Times article on the ending of the school’s sports program. The January 12th piece discussed the budgetary reasons why the team was axed, despite the local female college

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Spotsylvania Triathlon – too hot for wetsuits

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This year’s Fawn Lake Triathlon featured sunny skies, a safe venue, friendly volunteers and races for all ages and abilities. However, what was different from the other times Doug Landau has competed in this Spotsylvania, Virginia event was that the water was too warm for wetsuits.  This year wetsuits were not permitted. Other types of

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“Humble pie” for Landau at National Championships

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After podium finishes at his last several races in Virginia, Doug Landau felt confident, despite injury, going into the 2017 Age Group National Championships. Getting to the Omaha Nebraska venue several days early, Landau and training partners were able to scout out the course, make their final preparations, in order to give full value on

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Stroke & Stride – Fun for Multisport Athletes of All Ages

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Our friends at Tri It Now put on another fun event at the Freedom Aquatic & Fitness Center in Manassas on Sunday. With the George Mason University (“GMU”) Prince William County Virginia Campus a safe setting for children and adults to participate, there was something for everyone. Doug Landau was a “last minute” entrant in the adult

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Sports Classic – Weekend of Running Enables Lawyer Landau to Combine Passion of Helping Injured Victims with Racing all over the Country

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While most of the lawyers from around the country attending the national convention in Boston were still in their beds, Herndon Virginia’s Doug Landau was at the starting line of the 2017 DMSE SPORTS CLASSIC this weekend. Lawyer Landau has a streak spanning over three decades of successfully racing while attending this annual national legal education

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Thankful for Another Great Year of Competition

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Three regional championship podium finishes, two national championship races and a series podium spot make for a successful year of multisport racing. While constrained by injury and travel, 2016 saw numerous award-winning competitive performances. Though not permitted to compete at the World Championships because of happy family events (his kids’ wedding, college and medical school

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Acorn Races a Late Season Hit with Mid-Atlantic Triathletes

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Nuts? Sure, but fun. The Great Acorn races in Spotsylvania were fun for experienced and novice athletes of all ages. Cool temperatures and overcast skies meant comfortable racing conditions at the Virginia Triathlon Series race in Spotsylvania. Race directors and volunteers did a magnificent job, with participants aging from under 14 to over 70. The

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First Responders Bethany Beach Races

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After last year’s runner up finish, Doug Landau determined not to let this year’s Bethany Beach “Sprinternational” distance DUAthlon come down to the wire. Therefore, he determined to go out fast on the opening 1 Km beach run, and really Hammer the 30 Km bike leg. Even though the Herndon lawyer trains barefoot, he wore

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