Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Brooklyn Land Sharks

Check it out good stuff here by a fellow angler, Alex Nemeth.

"My brother, Rory, was the reason that I and the Brooklyn Landsharks decided to start our quest to cure blood cancer through triathlons. He wrote a little letter that I wanted to share:

Dear supporters and future supporters of the Landsharks,

Training for a triathlon is an arduous task. Swimming. Biking. Running. Repeat. What the Landsharks are setting out to do (again) should not be taken lightly. The only thing to get you through these workouts is to keep your eyes on the prize: finding a cure for blood cancers. Yes, finishing the race will be nice for them too, but that’s only a small part of why they have banded together with Team in Training. This year, almost 140,000 people will learn they have a blood cancer. That represents close to 10% of the newly diagnosed cancers nationwide. On June 20, 2008 I became one of the newly diagnosed."

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