We started with a picnic at Josh, Damien and
Jacque Irons' house before
Our host in San Diego, as it is every year, was
Lee and Cherie's good buddy David Brenner.
Jaime helps Damien out with a lint issue.
Los Tres Amigos Robert, Damien and Jaime ham it
up for the camera
There wasn't much else to do at the moment.
Remember those two girls who were
But when they finally made their grand entrance,
it was worth it.
And then a little surprise for David and Robert.
And then a surprise from Robert: Turns out he
really can't play the piano.
If you look just below the cake, you'll see how
close we came to not having any.
On the way into the banquet, we ran into some old
Rudy himself was wasn't in the picture because he
was off playing "Launch the Frog Into
Vianey tries her hand at tossing a softball into
a milk can.
Stephanie carefully picked her moment to jump
into another game.
Ironman's media wizard Peter Henning and his
wife, Donna, casting a
Robert takes a rest from hauling his around.
About as tall as a fire hydrant,
The real business of the evening gets underway.
Endurance Athlete of the Year awards
Cherie did a little networking. Here she is with
Charles Brodsky, founder of the Nation's Triathlon
After a night of hard partying, a morning of hard
"You want class? I'll show you class."
"Don't look at us: We thought he was with
As always, a splendid time was had by all!