Category Archives: New Orleans

Uptown Buttercups

By | February 16, 2018
Date:02/16/18
QIC:Amnesty
PAX:Reluctant Yankee, Seaman, Tito, Roots, King Kong, Saban, Sandbar, FMG-Shanewego, G-Spot, 86, Amnesty-YHC, Bad Moon, I Love You Man, Landing Strip, Chiquita, Tinkles, Revit, Brown Bag, Angie's List, Coast Rat

It was a lovely morning for 20 men to meet in the gloom to grow and improve themselves.  DISCLAIMER!  Let’s mosey… circle up in front of the Tulane sign: -SSH x 30 IC -IW x 30 IC -Mt Climbers x 30 IC -Arm Circles x 30 IC (ea dir) -J-Lo’s x 20 IC Let’s head… Read More »

Who Wants it. Earn it!!!

By | February 16, 2018
Date:02/16/18
QIC:Captain Sparkles
PAX:Steve, Shooter, Bushwacker & Captain Sparkles

Well after EIEI getting me all excited about him and a unknowing Shooter Running an extra 6.2 after our regularly scheduled 10K. Only 4 of our Seal Team 6 showed up for the 10K Friday with Captain Sparkles setting an example getting there a few min. Early to get in an extra mile thinking some… Read More »

Credit Due!

By | February 15, 2018
Date:02/09/18
QIC:Tinkles
PAX:Medulla Oblongata, Angie’s List,Kong, 86, Cavalier, Landing Strip, Bad Moon, Mulligan, El Wire, Bartman

Better late than never on the backblast but between the Friday before Mardi Gras and today I had to reconnect some neurons.  But it was said Friday when 11 strong kicked the weekend off right.  We were short some rolling Elvi, Muses groupies, and flambeau carriers but those that showed were rewarded with a beatdown.… Read More »

Perfect Weather at Okwata

By | February 15, 2018
Date:02/15/18
QIC:Fracsac
PAX:Mahatma, Jingle Vader, Bongo, Fracsac (QIC)

YHC arrived a few minutes early at the AO to proudly plant our newly built shovel flags, one of which is an F3 Flag! YHC would have attached it some lame way to a shovel and called it good, but why do that when we have the masterful Tool in our ranks! T-Claps to Tool… Read More »

No show Tortoise and The Hares!!

By | February 15, 2018
Categories:Backblasts New Orleans Northshore
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Date:02/15/18
QIC:Shooter (by default)
PAX:Backdraft, Low Brass, Shooter

Awoke this morning to heavy morning dew and fog lingering. Decided to get in a little pre-thang before the Scramble to make sure I keep pace with the rest of the Northshore Gazelles. Challenges seem to bring the best out of these men and the RRR has surly sparked some impressive numbers thus far. As… Read More »

King Cake Burnoff

By | February 15, 2018
Date:02/14/18
QIC:The PAX
PAX:Cowbell, Smooth, Tool

The carnival season was officially over come Ash Wednesday morning which meant it was time to start burning off the king cakes and beers.  The Q slot was empty and and so was the attendance at the virtual shovel flag as YHC jogged up.  Hopping we wouldn’t have a PAX of one at The Foundry,… Read More »

Stomp #129 – The Lone Ranger

By | February 15, 2018
Date:02/15/18
QIC:Tool
PAX:Tool

Mardi Gras morning 2018 proved to be a day when few were up for a early morning reveille and making a 5:30am post.  The scheduled Q had to bail the night before, rumor had it so he could make a Zumba class with his M, or something.  Several other Stomp regulars dropped like flies via… Read More »

Endymion Mambo #3

By | February 13, 2018
Date:02/10/18
QIC:Tool
PAX:Reluctant Yankee, Fracsac, Mahatma Ice, OFJ, Abacus, Gabrielle, Sandbar, Walleye, Triple Shift, Smooth, Bongo, Jingle Vader, and one other???

Despite a likely chance of rain in the forecast, 14 PAX made their way to The Mothership for the annual Endymion Mambo workout.  Skies were clear which allowed YHC to stick to the weinke and not resort to plan B.  The usual pleasantries exchanged, including a shout out to Fracsac for procuring a new shovel… Read More »

Lundi Gras Lap

By | February 12, 2018
Date:2/12/2018
QIC:Reluctant Yankee
PAX:Reluctant Yankee(QIC), Tito, Tinkles, 86, Angie's List, Medulla Oblongata, I Love You Man, Cavalier, Landing Strip, El Wire, Chiquita, Sandbar, Seaman, YSR, Saban and Mulligan

16 PAX for a Lundi Gras stroll uptown at the Skinny.  It’s Monday so you know that means a lap.  A guaranteed 1.7 miles. Thought I might be alone on Lundi Gras but we had another huge PAX. Bartman was the Q but got the text looking for backup since he was out of town. … Read More »

Shoulder Down-Pain-ment

By | February 12, 2018
Categories:Backblasts New Orleans
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Date:02/12/18
QIC:Amnesty
PAX:Tool, Jingle-Vader, Reb Sox, Mahatma-Ice, Amnesty, Rudy

Nobody signed up to Q Rock City for this lovely winter morning, so I gladly took it. DISCLAIMER and let’s mosey….on the track opposite of the normal direction, at Mahatma-Ice’s request, to the gym set for our warm-up: -SSH x 30 IC -IW x 30 IC -Mt Climbers x 30 IC -Propellers (fka arm circles)… Read More »