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Discussion: WMOC

in: Lizzie

Jun 28, 2018 5:36 PM # 
Cristina:
You are going? Or is the green Y a lie?
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Jun 28, 2018 7:36 PM # 
Lizzie:
I am going! Nothing to do with turning 30 next month and wanting to feel young again, I swear! ;)
Just going to hang with the 'rents (and according to them, act as team coach/manager for the entire NZ contingent...). And hang with you! You have a green Y too!!
Jun 28, 2018 7:38 PM # 
Cristina:
I do! We're all going! Lukas isn't quite old enough, either, so he'll be doing basically what you're doing but for the US contingent.
Jun 29, 2018 7:05 AM # 
Lizzie:
Haha, I bet the he'll have the US team pros at punching with SI by the end of the week! ;)
Jun 29, 2018 12:44 PM # 
blairtrewin:
Starting to wonder how everyone will cope with the heat, not a problem we would have expected to have in Denmark.
Jun 29, 2018 1:57 PM # 
Lizzie:
We'll be on an island...so beaches and icecream!
For the support team anyway. No icecream for the competitors til after the last race, Lukas and I will eat enough for the rest of you though ;)
Jun 29, 2018 2:24 PM # 
Cristina:
Lukas is good at eating ice cream. He really excels at ice cream sandwiches but sometimes he wants a cone with “brown ice cream” instead. Just FYI for anyone wanting to get on his good side.

Isn’t everyone staying on an island?
Jun 29, 2018 4:27 PM # 
briohny:
I started my ice cream eating when I arrived in Helsinki on Monday, I figured that’s what you did with all the ice cream stalls around! (I guess I am ‘supporting’ my parents at WMOC as well as running)
Jun 29, 2018 6:27 PM # 
jennycas:
I'm keen to witness an ice cream eating contest between Lukas and Blair :)
Jun 30, 2018 7:39 AM # 
Lizzie:
Hmmm. The bulletin doesn't specifically mention icecream in the Arena Catering section... unless it falls under "cold Danish inspired dishes"?

As for drinks: "the drinks selection will be beer and lemonade" :D
which would make shandy a third option. Choice!
Jun 30, 2018 1:32 PM # 
blairtrewin:
Ice cream challenge accepted (although perhaps not until after the final).
Jul 1, 2018 4:41 PM # 
Cristina:
I'm sure Lukas will be training hard during the week in preparation. I should probably see if he understands the concept and is actually interested.
Jul 1, 2018 5:14 PM # 
jennycas:
Just to clarify: it's based on rate, rather than quantity, of consumption.
(I will be practising my stopwatch timing when I should be practising orienteering.)
Jul 3, 2018 1:23 PM # 
Lizzie:
Blair: You're not driving down via Halden on Friday are you?? ;)
Jul 3, 2018 2:32 PM # 
blairtrewin:
No - getting the bus to Gothenburg tomorrow night and then picking up a car in Gothenburg Thursday.
Jul 3, 2018 4:06 PM # 
Lizzie:
Ah well, was worth a shot! See you on Saturday then! :)
Jul 4, 2018 4:38 PM # 
Cristina:
Louise has suggested that there be a second scoring category for the ice cream eating competition: amount of ice cream on face.
Jul 4, 2018 7:17 PM # 
blairtrewin:
Don't think I'll be in contention for that one (although on today's evidence, my younger nephew would be good competition).

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