Monday, August 24, 2009


(Council Bluffs, IA - August 22, 2009) Eden Prairie's Dan Cohen recorded his 4th win of the season and 9th W of his multi career at the Black Squirrel Triathlon at Lake Manawa State Park in Council Bluffs, IA last Saturday.

The event consisted of a 1000 yard swim, 21 mile bike and 10K run. Cohen's time was 1:34:46 and his margin of victory over runner-up Lucas Marshall of Omaha, NE, was 1:51. Dan also won this race in 2007.

Tri rookie Suzie Finger of St. Louis Park, continues to impress with yet another podium finish. At Black Squirrel, the SCS Multisport protege (coached by Dan Cohen) finished 2nd just 18 seconds behind winner Lisa Preeg, a perennial USAT All American from Austin, TX. Finger has also medaled at Chaska (1st), Du the Dam (2nd), Waseca 1/3 IM (2nd), YWCA Women's Tri (2nd) and the Winter Be Gone Duathlon (3rd).

(Minnefota Moment Photo: Suzie Finger at Du the Dam)

Black Squirrel Results: