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What's Your Secondary Sport?

Old 06-12-10, 02:03 AM
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Old 06-12-10, 02:24 AM
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Old 06-12-10, 03:07 AM
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not really a sport... but it's my passion...



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it's a dog eat dog world when it comes to reef tanks... lol...
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Old 06-12-10, 04:13 AM
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Cycling was in third place behind football (soccer, if you must) and running. Then I bust my groin and ankle in the same season... so cycling is now primary and running secondary and I've had to retire from football.
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Old 06-12-10, 05:11 AM
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Cycling. My primary sport is fencing, I'm an epeeist.
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Old 06-12-10, 06:26 AM
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Waterskiing was my primary. I don't ski anymore, so I guess cycling is it now.

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Old 06-12-10, 06:53 AM
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Originally Posted by icyclist View Post
Please, a little more specificity! Where are those places? Particularly the one in central California. You've had an awesome history of climbs.
That's El Capitan in Yosemite. Jan, what route are you on?

the "valley" in valygrl is yosemite valley.
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Old 06-12-10, 07:27 AM
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Old 06-12-10, 08:00 AM
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Squash! It's not related or complementary to cycling at all. Although I suppose stronger legs and core translate to some power on the return (but only if you're positioned well enough to get the torso-twist in there!). Truth be told, however, I haven't played much over the past year, but I'm really looking forward to knocking that little ball around this fall when I have better court access.
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Old 06-12-10, 08:04 AM
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Rugby, Kayaking, running, and in the winter I telemark-ski about 130 days a winter.

It's a tough life being me, it really is.
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Old 06-12-10, 08:59 AM
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Originally Posted by valygrl View Post
That's El Capitan in Yosemite.
Exactly. Modestly captioning that photo with a "Central California" tag was like captioning a photo of Everest as "a mountain in Asia."
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Old 06-12-10, 10:12 AM
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Originally Posted by bobonker View Post


Short vid from practice

Bob
I would love to get into this sport. I just don't have the money. However, my wife and I just put our house on the market and we're downsizing so all of our money doesn't go to house payments. Perhaps in a year or two I can get into this sport - I'll be age 50.
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Old 06-12-10, 10:22 AM
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Originally Posted by Jakedatc View Post
Rock climbing is my primary sport.. cycling keeps me busy and in shape when i'm not climbing.

Strength to weight ratio is also very important
In my youth, cycling and rock climbing competed for my attention. After a cycling accident I stopped exercising altogether for 8 years. I'm getting back into shape and wondering if I should get back into climbing. It scares me - not the climbing itself - but that I'll love it again. My life is hectic enough that I don't need another sport to occupy my time. That, and the fact that my wife would "hate" me to climb again. However, looking at that photo makes me want to jump on the rock again. BTW, where is that route? It looks a little familiar.
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Old 06-12-10, 11:41 AM
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I have wanted to try kayaking for a while. There is a place called the Back Bay which is an inland salt water cannal about 15 minute from me. I am not too sure which kayak to buy but the Sea Eagle 370 or the one of the Explorer series seems like a good choice.
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Originally Posted by gumbii View Post
not really a sport... but it's my passion...



scrk

it's a dog eat dog world when it comes to reef tanks... lol...
Reefer from Minneapolis, MN here, great looking tank, here's mine...



My other sports include rowing and tennis, although I may not be rowing anymore since I don't like our coach.
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Definitely drinking beer and playing pool. I'm pretty good at both.

I lift 2-3 times I week but because I do it for personal fitness i'm not sure if it can be considered a sport. I also enjoy playing basketball recreationally.
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Two sports:

Lifting arm weights. However I don't actually own arm weights so I use beer cans instead.

I'm taking up another sport this year, Running (after women or away from someone's husband). Of course, the bike can come in handy during these episodes.
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Originally Posted by gumbii View Post
not really a sport... but it's my passion...



scrk

it's a dog eat dog world when it comes to reef tanks... lol...
Very addictive hobby and lots of $$$ ,I still miss my tank to this day.I had to sell when we moved.
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