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Cindi Bannink

Endurance Coach in Madison, WI

Why Madison? Ironman Wisconsin

PRESENTED ON APR 17, 2014
IN MADISON, WI @ VOL 9

Cindi Bannink speaks on the Ironman Wisconsin, which moved into Madison in September of 2002 and since then has had a big impact on the local community, from financial gains to inspiring healthy lifestyles. It brings people from all over the country and world, each pursuing their goal of the Ironman finish line.

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You Are Ironman

BY GUEORGUI TCHEREDNITCHENKO
@ VOL 105 ON JUL 31, 2013

An Ironman triathlon is one of the hardest endurance races in the world; a 3.8km swim followed by a 180km bike ride and a 42.2km marathon to finish. Surely, only a super-human athletes with elite endurance could possibly hope to participate in such an event? Wrong; in this presentation, Gueorgui Tcherednitchenko presents the story of a perfectly average guy's adventures in Ironman training, and lessons that he learned from it along the way.

"Presentation of the Day" on August 3, 2013. 

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Feeding the Achieve

BY SAMANTHA NIENOW
@ VOL 19 ON AUG 15, 2013

Samantha Nienow and Rebecca Layman feed their inner desires to achieve as they train for the Half Ironman triathlon, a gruelling event made up of swimming, biking, and running. They push each other through highs and lows and offer each other support as they strive for the same goal. 

"Presentation of the Day" on February 8, 2014.

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Why Madison? It's the Public Libraries

BY GREG MICKELLS
@ VOL 9 ON APR 17, 2014

"Libraries are truly becoming more of an experience. We're trying to create environments where the users can interact within the library" 

In "Why Madison? It's the Public Libraries" from PechaKucha Night Madison, WI Vol. 9, Greg Mickells showcases Madison's terrific public library system as it doesn't look like the libraries of the past. Today's libraries are engaging the community with new ideas, and ways to learn, share and create.

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The Importance of Setting

BY MICHELLE WILDGEN
@ VOL 9 ON APR 17, 2014

Michelle Wildgen discusses how the choice to live in Madison, WI has changed her writing and why the Midwest is a great place to be a writer.

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Dispatches from the People's Republic of Madison

BY CARL SACK
@ VOL 9 ON APR 17, 2014

Carl Sack speaks about Madison, which is known as a hotbed of radical left-wing activism. He shares how Madisonians are engaging in social movements through the eyes of an active participant.

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Madison's Big Bang

BY RON MCCREA
@ VOL 9 ON APR 17, 2014

Ron McCrea speaks about the Madison activists who were propelled by the movement of the '60s. Veteran Madison activists and idealists created a burst of new institutions in the '70s that redefined the city and have stood the test of time. Madison is poised to reinvent itself again.

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Bye-Bye Boring Desk Job, Hello Health and Happiness

BY NADINE BUBNER
@ VOL 24 ON AUG 04, 2015

"Yoga helped me when life got shaken through illness and the death of a family member, thats when I decided to become a yoga teacher"

Triathlete, Paddle-Board Yoga Instructor, and Entrepreneur, Nadine Bubner talks about escaping the corporate world and heading up a full-time business teaching yoga and meditation classes, while indulging in Ironman triathlon competitions on the side, evolving into a practice that combines yoga and endurance sport. This is her empowering story.

This was "Presentation of the Day" on Thursday, September 17th, 2015. 

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Alcoholism to Ironman: A Story of Recovery

BY DAVE CLAYTON
@ VOL 6 ON SEP 16, 2016

Dave Clayton has lived and worked in the SJBH area for the past 32 years and is originally from Dexter, Mi. He  is a loving husband, father of two and embodies a sober, adrenalin junkie. His family’s Irish heritage reveals a long line of drinking and smoking, while  his own childhood was filled with substances, not substance. He tells a story of  transformation from unhealthy to healthy life choices; from smoking joints to aching joints.

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IronMan Safety

BY KARI STUART
@ VOL 14 ON SEP 07, 2016

Kari Stuart is an athlete and trainer with a love of yoga, nature, her family, all things inspiring.