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This past summer I doubled the number of duathlons run (from one to two!). I just completed the Toronto Island Duathlon and recorded a significantly improved time (although the run segments where each 0.5 km shorter than other meets.

[28 Aug 2011 | Comments Off on Duathlon Season Wrap up. | ]

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Jack Layton’s Funeral Procession

Layton's funeral cortege and highlights from the ceremony.

[27 Aug 2011 | Comments Off on Jack Layton’s Funeral Procession | ]

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We are the Champions!

This year we won the Grade 3 at the North American Pipeband Championship at the Glengarry Highland Games (in Maxville). We are the Toronto Police Pipe Band (TPPB) Grade 3 lead by Pipe Major Brian Urkosky. We are seen marching up to the line and then playing our medley: "At Long Last" (march), "Soenaidh's Tune" (strathspey), "The Grey Bob" (reel), "The Mermaid" (slow air) , "Daniel Michael Coleman's Father's Fancy" (jig), "The Rock and the Wee Pickle Tow" (jig), and "Mark Sheridan's Jig" and "Mark Sheridan" (hornpipe).

[2 Aug 2011 | Comments Off on We are the Champions! | ]

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Our paper in Radiology is on early publication. It's even being picked up by the mainstream media, (e.g. MSNBC).

[17 Nov 2010 | Comments Off on Radiology Paper | ]

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Win in Oshawa!

The Toronto Police Pipeband, Grade 3 placed first with our medley at the Oshawa International Festival. The festival is not really a highland games — no heavy events or highland dancing. Instead there are a few multicultural events, including Chinese lion dancers, taiko drumming and a Town Cryer competition. The weather was perfect and the pipes were beautifully set. Check out the performance on Youtube. ... Read the full post »

[12 Jul 2010 | Comments Off on Win in Oshawa! | ]