How swimming illegally can land you in hot water (or worse !)

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Several local masters swimmers got a “cool down” of a different sort this summer when they were charged with “illegal swimming.” While many of us could be cited for “inefficient strokes,” chided for “cheating on the lane lines” or even penalized for “unnecessary roughness,” few Potomac Valley USMS members think about “jail time” in the

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Bicycles, Minors, and Major concerns

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Abrams Landau lawyer Doug Landau has represented many children who have been injured by negligent drivers. The Herndon Virginia Trial Lawyer notes that many bicycle accidents each year involve those under eighteen years of age. In an earlier blog, the 2006 Virginia Bicycle Crash statistics were cited; one of those 12 fatalities and 835 injuries

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Finding a Place to Train while Travelling

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Finding a “Place” on the Road: Gyms at Airports (if you have a long layover) http://www.airportgyms.com/ IHRSA (International Health Club Site – Finds clubs by zip code, facilities, price !) http://www.vicinity.com/ihrsa/startprx.hm USMS www.usms.org (United States Masters Swimming) Not only can you find a pool, but even make a connection with a Masters Swim Team in

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Abrams Landau client gets new home improvements

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Home Improvements ? For injured workers ? Is Landau fore real ?   Injured workers under comp Awards are eligible for medical, wage loss and medication benefits. But there are many other types of benefits available according to Herndon Lawyer Doug Landau. Abrams Landau clients have benefited from the experience and teamwork of the workers

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Loudoun County Car and Bicycle crash, part 2

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When Reston bicycle riders were struck by an impatient young driver, they turned to an experienced trial lawyer, injury advocate and triathlete. The injured Reston cyclists contacted Abrams Landau for help. The Virginia cyclists knew Doug Landau, the “Triathlon Trial Lawyer,” from the Reston Century rides (where Doug Landau is shown, at right, with Washingon

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Charities the Triathlon Trial Lawyer supports through athletic events

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Charities: CBTF (Childhood Brain Tumor Foundation) (www.childhoodbraintumor.org/events.html); Cure Autism Now [Bethesda YMCA Biathlon/Triathlons and Terrapin Masters 1000/1650 Swim Meet] www.cureautismnow.com Maccabiah Sports for Israel (www.maccabiusa.com) “Run for Robbie” Wall [Project Walk] (www.supportthewall.net); Jump Start (non profit literacy program for children founded by David Carmel of StemCyte); American Cancer Society; The Hotchkiss School, Lakeville, CT (www.hotchkiss.org);

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Loudoun County Car and Bicycle crash (part 1)

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On a warm August morning, a young motorist struck not one, but two cyclists traveling in a group of three in Loudoun County, Virginia. The three experienced Reston Bicycle riders were heading West on that part of Route 50 where it narrows to only one lane in each direction. The peloton had hoped to go

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Race Sites and Calendars

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Race Calendar Sites (in alphabetical order): Active.com Sports www.active.com. Individual & team sports activity registration in over 80 sports. Search and register for running races such as a marathon, half marathon, 10k, 5k, find training plans, gear reviews, share videos. Sometimes this site will link to the event’s own web site notes TriathlonTrialLawyer Doug Landau,

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Triathlon, Running, Swimming, Bicycling & other Sports Magazines

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Periodicals       Tri DC (Serving the Mid-Atlantic Multisport Community) www.tri-dc.com Swimmers Ear (Newsletter of the United States Masters Swimming, Potomac Valley Region) www.pvmasters.org RacePacket (Magazine and the Washington/Baltimore metro area’s electronic guide to running and racing.) www.racepacket.com/main.html MetroSports (magazine found in many major cities, including DC, NY, New England) www.metrosportsdc.com BlueRidge Outdoors (This

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