Tag Archives: sports injury

Landau called upon to comment on "Fatalities in Triathlon"

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While I have been asked for training tips and race recommendations, a recent call from a sports reporter stopped me in my tracks. This young woman was investigating triathlon fatalities. As reported in the October 2008 edition of Inside Triathlon, 3 triathletes died in three separate races in July. This brings the number of race-related

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Herndon Reston area Triathletes take on Smith Mountain Lake, Big Lick Olympic Distance Triathlon

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One of the season highlights for this TriathlonTrialLawyer is the Big Lick Olympic Distance Triathlon at Smith Mountain Lake in Huddleston, Virginia. This race is also where the Virginia college teams vie for bragging rights on a course that takes place in an award-winning state park. Virginia Tech, James Madison University, UVa and other schools

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Volunteers – Thank you !

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As the 2008 Triathlon season draws to an end, it is important to also thank the volunteers. It has been another fun season of racing in venues all over the United States. Other than the rainswept Duathlon National Championships with its multiple bike crashes and wipeouts, the racing has been safe, competitive and exciting. Having

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Great Race Directors Make Great Races Happen

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While I have celebrated athletes and coaches, I do not want to overlook the people who put it all together for the athletes, spectators and sponsors. The Race Directors make it all possible. Brian Crow, Tom Cook, Chandra Richardson, Steve Garver, Donna Rostant, Terry McLaughlin, and Greg Welch all do terrific jobs putting on safe,

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Bike Thefts on Campus

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The Collegiate Times, the Virginia Tech campus newspaper reported this week that there have been 28 bicycle thefts between May 1st and September 9th, 2008. While visiting the campus, Herndon Reston area injury lawyer Doug Landau noticed an increase in the numbers of bicycles on campus and cyclists commuting to class. The Virginia Tech Police

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Reston Century Bike Ride

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Sunday, August 24, I again participated in the Reston Bike Club’s Annual Century Ride. While we did not do the 100 mile plus route, we did complete over 55 miles on the roads and paths of Loudoun and Fairfax counties. My wife, Dennis Green, and Dr. Thomas Fleeter enjoyed the gorgeous day, well-stocked rest stops,

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