It was another incredible May Fire! tournament.
For the third year in a row the tourney – which is the best doubles and quads tournament you’ll find in the Midwest – brought dozens of teams and as many spectators to Volleyball Beach. And once again nothing about the tournament failed to impress.
Freddy and I Continue reading May Fire! Recap
The only doubles tournament out at Volleyball Beach is up this weekend – May Fire!
The last couple of years Continue reading It’s Almost Here
Floyd Mayweather is evil. Deadspin (and probably a million others) labeled him as a “coward” after the Mayweather-Pacquiao fight, the Pacquiao camp says Manny was denied a crucial shoulder injection before the fight which put him at a disadvantage and for heaven’s sake Justin Beiber is a huge Mayweather fan – enough said.
Yes, Floyd “Money” Mayweather is clearly Continue reading “Winning” vs. “Being the Best”
The title of the post is one of my favorite lines from a good TV show that was cancelled too soon – The Unit. I just finished watching the fourth and final season of it this week and one of the last few episodes has that line in it at a pivotal moment.
But that’s not why I wrote this post. I wrote this Continue reading Hell Yeah!
I’m getting there.
A few short months ago I was barely able to finish a 5k, even walking half the way. A few weeks ago I ran that same 3.1 miles at a 10-minute mile pace and was damn happy about it. Then last week I tweaked my Achilles and was out of commission for a week – down from running three days a week to none.
So my expectations for today, especially after two hours of 3-person sand volleyball last night, were pretty low. So imagine my surprise when Continue reading New PR
My run this evening started off on a great note – a personal record 8:57 first mile which was primarily uphill. Considering it was a pace run (running the 5k for total time) and not a speed run (where I try to run the fastest first 1.5-2.0 miles I can) that Continue reading Damn the Achilles
On May 16, 2015, the May Fire! beach volleyball tournament returns to Volleyball Beach in Martin City for its third annual run. For those of you not familiar with what May Fire! is you can explain it in one of several words: awesome, incredible, spectacular, inspiring. But my favorite adjective for the experience of the tournament is this one: Continue reading Pretty People Playing Pretty Volleyball