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Passing the torch.

This is so brilliant.When you get to watch your offspring railing through corners looking like a young Belgian neo-pro. A throng of heckling cyclocross fans lining the course, urging them on.

Ignoring the beer hand up to keep his eyes on his line.

You know you are doing something right with your life.

This is brilliant. Sent to me from Al in Illinois, that is his kid.

Al loves cyclocross. Brilliant.

(photo credit: Luke Seeman)

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7 comments for “Passing the torch.”

  1. Jacob is my favorite cyclocross racer ever! Amazing family.

    Posted by Ben | February 11, 2010, 8:05 pm
  2. gee Molly, thanks! Also thanks to Luke Seeman for the great shot and the ChiCrossCup for a great series!

    Posted by Allan Thom | February 12, 2010, 9:40 am
  3. seriously. the Thoms are the best. he may not have ignored a lawn dart handup, but those got outlawed.

    Posted by Chris | February 12, 2010, 9:47 am
  4. Don’t ever let him run “top mount” levers.

    Ever!

    Posted by Molly | February 12, 2010, 11:27 am
  5. Is that John from Team Beer!

    Posted by Guy | February 13, 2010, 8:38 am
  6. I wish my folks had better understood my need to get out and move. Al’s son is a lucky kid.
    Beautiful photo — thanks so much for sharing it with us.

    Posted by beth h | February 19, 2010, 3:01 pm
  7. [...] Molly Cameronのブログにあったこの写真をとても気に入った。少年が一生懸命に走っている。周りのオヤジどもは、コースロープからせり出し、ヤジを浴びせ、おせっかいにも競技中の少年の体を押し、飲め!と言わんばかりにビールを差し出している。しかし少年は動じもせず、自らの進むべき方向を見据えている。そんな状況についてMollyはこう書く。"This is brilliant." [...]

    Posted by Cyclocross is brilliant | life is like a bike | October 16, 2012, 10:05 pm

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