May 16, 2012
The buzzard wagon
Turkey vulture, by way of wikipedia.
It seems to be a custom of some of the longer road races and endurance events in rural WV to have emergency services on scene in case anybody has a medical meltdown. Sometimes, an ambulance follows the runners or triathletes.
This is probably good on humanitarian grounds and a good way of avoiding liability issues. But I can say from personal experience that slogging along in the back of the pack with an ambulance at your heels is not a self esteem builder.
It's kind of like having buzzards circle overhead.
NO TIME FOR LINKS TODAY. Maybe tomorrow.
GOAT ROPE ADVISORY LEVEL: ELEVATED
by El Cabrero