Monthly Archives: June 2010

Bayamon, Puerto Rico: The Showjumping Stadium at Central American & Carribean Games

The main reason for my visit to Puerto Rico was to survey the equestrian venue at Julio Monagas Park in Bayamon. Skunkware is doing the timing & scoring for all timed events, i.e. the 3-Day X-C, the 3-Day showjumping, and … Continue reading

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New Velodrome in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico

I helped out my friend The Fred by doing a site check at his timing venue for the Mayaguez 2010 Central American Games, the new Aguadilla velodrome. Nice logo on the infield.Not much on the infield yet. All the commissaires, … Continue reading

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Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings

My taste in music, which consists mostly of soul and R&B, belies my background as an Ivy League East-Coast preppie. Another symptom of my East-Coast Ivy League-ness is my habit of listening to NPR most of the day and half … Continue reading

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University of Nebraska Swimming Stadium Has a Cool New Toy

Signco technicians working on the electronics A few module connections still need to be tweaked, but it’s pretty much up and running. My part of the play is interfacing their existing swimming and diving controllers with the new wall. That … Continue reading

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Spruce Meadows’ Unusual Dual Slalom

Spruce Meadows holds an unusual, if not unique, dual slalom class. It’s very cool to watch, even for a jaded old fart like me. In past years the class has included a lot of confusion, because neither the riders nor … Continue reading

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JESSICA SPRINGSTEEN

Lost in all the kerfuffle surrounding Bruce Springsteen’s presence here at Spruce Meadows for The National is the fact that his daughter, Jessica, is one hell of a good showjumper. World class, in fact. That was news to me, but … Continue reading

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BRUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUCE!!!!

Springstein’s here. Evidently his daughter is an accomplished showjumper, so he brought her up to Spruce Meadows this week for some of the competitions. I didn’t see him, but people are going batshit. 4 local news stations showed up with … Continue reading

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