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A new hero for all of us!

Postby mountaineer » Mon Mar 05, 2007 11:14 am

This guy knows what his priorities are. Rarely do I admire highly paid pro athletes but this guy has it figured out...Jake Plummer of the Denver Broncos.

http://origin.denverpost.com/opinion/ci_5351843

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"And, also, in spite of playing such a physically demanding position for 10 years, Jake is in good health. He wants to leave with his health intact because there's other things he wants to do. He's into backpacking and handball and he wants to start a family. He wants to make sure he's healthy enough to play one-on- one with his kid in the backyard."



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Re: A new hero for all of us!

Postby ERIC » Mon Mar 05, 2007 11:24 am

mountaineer wrote:He wants to leave with his health intact because there's other things he wants to do. He's into backpacking and handball and he wants to start a family...


I was wondering how you were going to tie that into backpacking! :p
Looks like Jake's gonna have to find some new backpacking spots, unless he decides to retire in the Denver area...
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Postby mountaineer » Mon Mar 05, 2007 11:26 am

He is retiring because he is into backpacking and wants to stay healthy so he can do it.

Guy is a genius if you ask me. :)
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Postby ERIC » Mon Mar 05, 2007 12:28 pm

mountaineer wrote:He is retiring because he is into backpacking and wants to stay healthy so he can do it.

Guy is a genius if you ask me. :)


I'm sure that's one reason for his retiring, but he hasn't exactly been given the option to stay and play in Denver (or as a starting QB somewhere else for that matter), either. ;)
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Postby mountaineer » Mon Mar 05, 2007 12:30 pm

Whatever the reason, I choose to give backpacking the credit. :)
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Postby caddis » Mon Mar 05, 2007 1:19 pm

He must be into Ultra-Light backpacking because he sure couldn't carry the Bronco's :)
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Postby Trekker » Mon Mar 05, 2007 1:25 pm

:lol:
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Postby ERIC » Mon Mar 05, 2007 1:40 pm

caddis wrote:He must be into Ultra-Light backpacking because he sure couldn't carry the Bronco's :)


:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Postby ERIC » Mon Mar 05, 2007 1:42 pm

mountaineer wrote:Whatever the reason, I choose to give backpacking the credit. :)


Maybe he'll make the cover of the next Backpacker Mag? :D
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Postby mountaineer » Mon Mar 05, 2007 1:50 pm

What do I get if I get him to join HST?
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Postby ERIC » Mon Mar 05, 2007 2:01 pm

A t-shirt, and fish and chips. :unibrow:
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Postby don norton » Wed Mar 14, 2007 7:41 pm

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