Why I love the New York Marathon

Traffic in New York can be bad, or it can be worse. But the first Sunday of November brings true traffic hell to New York City. Streets, avenues, bridges and squares in all five boroughs close for most of the day, making movement nearly impossible for cars, trucks and buses. We’re happy to accept it, as the cause of all this gridlock is the New York City Marathon.

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Be New York!

When Patrick van Rosendaal arrived in the USA, he could not have imagined how drastically his life would change. It’s a common story in New York: People go through unexpected phases in their life, but choose not to give up their love for the Big Apple.

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Photo: Jump

This picture was taken a couple of days ago on the Hercules Trophy in Mechelen, Belgium. Besides being involved in the international organisation, and besides it being amongst the best informal networking events I know, is it a great photo-shoot opportunity as well :-)
More to come. (And more images on Flickr and www.herculesfan.com)

Via Flickr:
The Hercules Trophy in Belgium featured a labour (sport) called Belly Slide, where the members of the team had to glide trough an inflatable castle, hoping they would have enough speed to reach the pool at the end…