Archive for September, 2008

09/01/08 Warrior’s Society Weekly News

In this issue:

1. Our hearts go out to the family of Barbara Warren

2. The Warrior’s Society 2009 Event Season Update


We’ve received some very sobering news of an accident that has affected a member of our Warrior’s Society family.

Angelika Drakes beloved twin sister, Barbara Warren, like Angelika a well-known record setting endurance athlete, passed away after suffering injuries in a bike crash during triathlon in Santa Barbara.

Our hearts go out to both Angelika and Preston; I can’t imagine the pain they are going through over this great loss and hope the love and support of their family and friends helps to ease the pain.


Registration will be opening up for the following Warrior’s Society events on the following dates:

The 2009 Vision Quest and Counting Coup to be held on Saturday, March 7th 2009 – Registration opens on October 1st 2008

“The 2009 Traverse” (to benefit the Freedom Alliance Scholarship Fund) to be held on Saturday, May 9th – Registration opens on November 1st 2008

The 2009 Toad Festival (to benefit the Wounded Warrior Program at Camp Pendleton) to be held on Saturday, June 6th –Registration opens on December 1st 2008

All the events sold out last year (the Vision Quest in two days and the Counting Coup in four days) so register as soon as registration opens up. Our web site will have access to both a downloadable app and online registration.

Shimano is the Major Component Sponsor of the Warrior’s Society

Rock N Road Bike Shops, Sho-Air Racing, El Pollo Loco and Switchback Cyclery are Major Sponsors of the Warrior’s Society

Clif Bar is the Official Energy Bar and Gel of the Warrior’s Society

The Warrior’s Society is a Blue Ribbon Coalition (BRC) affiliated organization

The Warrior’s Society is a Tax Exempt Organization under 501 (c) 4 of the IRS Code

“Far better it is to dare mighty dreams, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure, than to take the ranks with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in that gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat!”

Theodore Roosevelt

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