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Discussion: Soupbone in the news

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Jun 14, 2016 4:33 PM # 
I get a Google alert for the word "orienteering" and this article showed up today. Nice job. I hope the seniors appreciated your work.
Jun 14, 2016 4:42 PM # 
matzah ball:
Yay Charlie. Its like getting a cartooning lesson from Michelangelo!
Jun 14, 2016 4:57 PM # 
Thanks Janet! Great to see Soupbone in his 15-seconds of fame! He looks great, and makes sense too.

But that control placement wasn't fair for Beginners...way too low!
Jun 14, 2016 8:31 PM # 
Thanks Janet, first time I saw this. It was fun putting on an event in the town I learned about orienteering in the first place.

Hey Chi, the controls were fine and pretty visible for the "seniors"
Jun 18, 2016 10:44 AM # 
Speaking as a 'senior,' it isn't spotting those low-hung is being too stiff to bend over far enough to punch!
Jun 18, 2016 1:48 PM # 
Ok there were so visible... But if you are flexible to walk an O course, you should be able to bend down to punch them. With e punch they are on stands. Come on back and try them out at a local Chicago meet. Or we could of done the canoe O together.
Jun 18, 2016 3:38 PM # 
Didn't you get DQ'd at the Canoe-O? For just paddling around in the middle of the lake, while Maricel ran the entire course on land?
Jun 19, 2016 4:06 AM # 

Guess I should of had my GPS on.

Sounds like you and me when we did it, or Jim Hall and I on the Erie Canal area. I ran 3/4 of it. But I don't think that makes good canoe O. You have to have a bit of separation to make it more interesting. Kinda like in a Rogaine (-:
Jun 19, 2016 7:38 PM # 
Are you going to be here on the 4th of July? Why not run Bob Richard's race with me?
Jun 21, 2016 12:42 AM # 
That is the last race in Wyoming on July 4th, bummer I would of liked to do it.

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