September 18, 2020

Earlier this year I wrote about the frustration that coaches were feeling at not being able to coach because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Since July however, we have been able to practice socially distant coaching in my region of NASA, the Northeast. This picture includes...

August 4, 2020

Photo from I Borghi piu Belli d’Italia

This is where I’m heading when this (COVID-19 Pandemic) is all over. It's the Ricetto, a walled 13th century village within the town of Candelo in Piemonte, Italy. Its purpose was to store grains, wine, etc., in good times, and she...

July 2, 2020

Pops, AKA, Louis Armstrong wasn't sure what his birthday was so he adopted July 4, 1900. The Columbia University radio station, WKCR, has celebrated Pops for about 50 years on his birthdays - July 4, and on his actual birthday, August 4. This was my first connection to...

July 1, 2020

“…I really do consider fast driving as an art, an essentially twentieth century art, and one demanding as much theoretical study, natural flair, learning and practice as any of the classical arts.” Denis “Jenks” Jenkinson, The Racing Driver, p.21. (published in 1959)

I...

May 5, 2020

 Coney Island Cyclone Image courtesy of UltimateRollerCoaster.com

Coaching without a team or player/student has left many of the coaches that I know feeling frustrated. There isn’t a team or a room of students to coach because we can’t gather together while we shelter i...

April 7, 2020

I like working at home, but I do miss seeing colleagues so one thing I've been doing (perhaps annoyingly) is sending my team a daily distraction that is supposed to be entertaining.

In the spirit of being active in the community, a recent daily distraction came from the...

March 5, 2020

My first day at a track event was in the early 2000’s. My car was a new chili red Mini Cooper with a checkered flag decal on its roof. 115 horsepower is not a lot for a car today. I probably looked like a crazy person, or poser, or whatever, but this was how I was goin...

February 6, 2020

My friend Ross is a driven person. Thankfully he is okay with a bad pun. You see, Ross Bentley is the preeminent racecar driver coach in North America, and he has achieved this through a lifetime of working at it. Ross has built his Speed Secrets brand with eleven book...

January 8, 2020

Below are nine dots arranged in a set of three rows. Your challenge is to draw four straight lines which connect to each other and go through all nine of the dots. 

Here’s a clue. Think outside of the box.

In fact, this challenge was responsible for popularizing the conc...

December 23, 2019

I first met Taliah at the bicycle industry trade show at a show booth where her portrait of Greg LeMond’s Tour de France winning bike (see above) was on display. When I walked by she was in the midst of painting a portrait commissioned for a charity auction of a bike r...

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