Wroblewski is not a great golfer, but there are few people who are
more passionate about the game. Wroblewski
became frustrated after hearing friends talk about great weekend
experiences on various area courses and wondered why his golf
buddies couldnít have shared those experiences by playing
Milwaukee Bucksí Luc Richard Mbah a Moute loves his Milwaukee
neighborhood. Itís close to downtown and work and the always
interesting Brady Street. "I like to walk to the lake when itís
nice or jog there, too," he says.
the country ramps up for March Madness, watch for players with
Milwaukee ties when the 68 teams take to the courts this month. Racine
Horlick grad Jamil Wilson, a 6-7 junior forward, one of Marquetteís
leading scorers and rebounders, and Jake Thomas, a 6-foot-3-inch
junior guard from Racine St. Catherineís, hope to help the Golden
Eagles to a third straight Sweet 16 appearance.
on the board
Levin dips far into his childhood to recall how he got involved in
him, the roar of stoked skaters makes for a constant echo
throughout his cavernous Four Seasons Skatepark.
brotherhood of football
Watt was the youngest of five girls in her family ó and she knew
what she wanted when she was starting her own. "I prayed when
I was pregnant that I would have boys, and thatís what I
got," she says.
a professional sports team never even crossed the mind of Waukesha
resident Elzie Flenard when he was playing high school basketball in
Illinois. Now, Flenard, 29, is the new owner of the expansion
way for Jennipede
runners are a dedicated bunch normally ó letís face it, running
26.2 miles requires some serious devotion. But on Oct. 2, members of
Team Jenny will show what dedication truly means when they run linked
together during the Milwaukee Lakefront Marathon.
Winken, Blinken and Nod, sailing from the nursery in a wooden shoe,
the Soling sailors from the Milwaukee Yacht Club sail in boats built
for speed and maneuverability.
When you love what you do, it
shows. You live it, think it and are obsessed with it 24/7.
Perhaps freelance photographer Peter DiAntoni is obsessed with
biking, or he is at least very passionate about it ó insomuch
that he created a biking magazine to prove it.
Abe Clarkís first running goal was set
back in fifth grade. A twinge of sibling rivalry turned into a
passion when Clark was determined to beat big brother Benís new
mile record at Gillett Middle School in Gillett.
young boy what he wants to be when he grows up. If he doesnít
say a firefighter, the answer is probably a Major League
baseball player. The dream starts in T-ball, and for most
continues to Little League.
whole new ballgame
Chinooks will be one of 17 teams from Wisconsin, Minnesota, Michigan,
Iowa and Ontario competing in the Northwoods wooden bat baseball
league this summer.
LAX in the house
Lacrosse, one of the nationís fastest growing sports, has found a
home throughout the Midwest, including Milwaukee. Itís been
played predominantly on the East Coast, but itís gaining ground
here through youth and high school programs.
of the swing
As global creative
director of Racquet Cosmetics for Wilson Sporting Goods in
Chicago, he is not your average art director. "Iím not the kind
of person who walks around wearing black clothes with a serious
expression at all times," he laughs. "I love color, and I love
to laugh and have a good time. Thatís the real me."
to burn some serious calories? Join the boot camp craze sweeping
Milwaukee. These military-inspired workouts pack a powerful punch ó
and major fun.
the beaten path
Taking her place
on the front line of the 2012 USA Cycling Cyclo-Cross Nationals last
month in Madison, 17-year-old Corrie Osborne was already among the
nationís cyclo-cross elite.
Jorgensen never dreamed of becoming an Olympic athlete. Even during
college, when she reached All-American status in track, she didnít
have her sites set on representing the United States at the games.
it was the marathon, then the triathlon; now itís adventure racing
for thrill-seeking athletes. Adventure racing takes the running,
biking, paddling and distance from other endurance sports, but ramps
up the challenge.