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February 3rd, 2012
Friday the 13th is a day thatâ€™s been widely considered unlucky. Those who happen to ride at June Mountain this past Friday the 13th would beg to differ. Three lucky locals and one budding international star turned an supposedly unlucky day into a prosperous one. Local shredders Pete Roman, Alex McCoy and Mike Fucci and Cove Bikes/5.10/Troy Lee factory-sponsored rider Mikey Sylvestri opted for an entirely different approach to the lack of snow as of late.
Meb Keflizighi of the Mammoth Track Club won the U.S. National Marathon Olympic Trial Saturday in Houston, setting a personal record along the way.
Ryan Hall, a former Mammoth runner who split away from the Mammoth Track Club more than a year ago, placed second.
The Wolf Moon is the name given by Native Americans to a full moon that occurs in January. Native Americans chose this name because they heard hungry wolf packs howl outside the villages. This full moon is also known as the Old Moon or the Moon After Yule.
Mammoth High School alumni Melissa Margulies is currently competing for a chance to play pro football on Super Bowl Sunday.
It won’t be her first time, either.
And she’ll be doing it in lingerie.
The Mammoth Lakes Lakers, our local pond hockey team, are headed to Minneapolis to compete for the Golden Shovel in the sixth annual U.S. Pond Hockey Championship.
You might not have heard about the Mammoth Lakes Lakers, but theyâ€™ve been around as long as â€¦ well â€¦ as long as Mammoth locals have been skating and playing hockey.
This year, the Mammoth Lakes Lakers are Jeff Posey, Peter Chapman, Mike Rousseau, Ryan Widen, Jim Lynch and Joe Hannigan.