During practice one day I remember pestering Blackburn on what was the highest number of “two lappers” (300m) he had seen anybody do during a workout. I was keen to show him more than anything that I could break that record. “I am going to go for 10 two lappers!” I announced to him, ”Okay.” he replied pulling his timer out without any hesitation. He started me off around the track timing every “two lapper” with his stopwatch. Everyone was starting to leave but he stayed by my side pushing me to run the next one. I remember him shouting gruffly, “You gotta want it!!!” and urging me along until I hit the tenth two-lapper. Continue reading Raghav Kadambi’s Tribute to James Blackburn: The Blackburn Way
Photo courtesy of Theo Burba By Theo Burba Coach James Blackburn has coached me to be the young man I am today. His influence extends well beyond athletics and into my values. He has taught me the importance of hard … Continue reading Theo Burba’s Tribute to James Blackburn
Senior Raz Perl started triathlons when she was 12 years old. After a short break, she started training for triathlons when she moved to the States from Israel her sophomore year of high school. She is currently training for the … Continue reading Raz Perl, aspiring pro triathlete, what the Maccabi Games represent for her
Three straight Super Bowls. Three. Straight. Super Bowls. Oh, it feels good just writing that. What the Patriots are doing is so insane, so completely unprecedented, that it is hard to understand the magnitude. Nobody goes to three straight Super … Continue reading Can the Patriots Do the Impossible Again?
The sports world has always been very closely connected to the fans of the game, and this is especially true during the holiday season. Every team has its own way of giving back to the community, and helping out. As … Continue reading Highlight of the Week 12.6.18
Monday was the annual Ballon D’Or awards, which is given out by the French Football Association, the largest awards show in soccer. There were all sorts of surprises, from the creation of the Kopa Award (given to the best player … Continue reading Thinking on the Spot- Ballon D’Or
As a big hockey fan, it pains me to watch the NHL decline. Not many people care about hockey anymore, especially with the rise in popularity in the NBA. In an attempt to gain popularity, the league announced that it … Continue reading Highlight of the Week 12.4.18