Career Alternative

So if this journalism thing doesn’t work out, I think I’ve got another option:

John Fleck in orange vest

That’s me doin’ the thing this morning at the state time trial championships. I got to wave the “slow” and “stop” signs at oncoming traffic out at the turnarounds. A lovely Saturday morning out on the west mesa bossing around cars so the bikes could have the right-of-way.

bikes making the turn

Kurt Larson was men’s state champ at 26:02.

Merrill Sapp and Paula Higgins tied for the women’s championship on seconds at 30:45. Bill McLain had to go back to the computer to get the time down to the hundredths. Paula took it by 0.24. Paula and Jerry Kiuttu also took the mixed tandem. Yeah. She raced twice.