This page is the starting point for you to find out more about my efforts to train for the 2004 Olympics modern pentathlon in Athens, Greece, as well as build a pentathlon group in the Pacific Northwest. Check out my journal, follow some links to other pentathletes or pentathlon related sites and find out how you can become part of an Olympic dream through moral and/or financial support of some outstanding pentathletes.

my pentathlon journal


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pentathlete pages

jan veder : germany
alex johnson : australia
Capt. Dirk J. Bouma: usa (1996)

Here are some links on my website...

support, (aka BIG THANK YOU) page
sports resume...pentathlon, rowing and more
current pentathlon journal
current training schedule
pentathlon fun page
my wish list other websites

seattle area resources:
Northwest Pentathlon
shooting: Kenmore Range
fencing: Salle Auriol Seattle | Rain City Fencing (Bellevue)
swimming: Salmon Bay Aquatics
horsejumping: Hilltop Stables

other resources:
USFA Western Washington Division
American Fencing Magazine
Salle Auriol Portland

pentathlon assocations:
UIPM Union International de Pentathlon Moderne

USMPA United States Modern Penthathlon Association
NWMPA Northwest Modern Pentathlon Association
ECMPA East Coast Modern Pentathlon Associaiton

CMPA Canadian Modern Pentathlon Association
MPAGB Modern Pentathlon Association of Great Britain
FPPM Federacao Portugesa do Pentatlo Moderno
DMF Danmarks Moderna Femkampforbund
OUMPA Oxford Univeristy Modern Pentathlon Association

general information:
Sydney 2000 Olympic Games: Modern Pentathlon
some great pics and information on the NBCOlympics page
Worldsport's modern pentathlon page
modern pentathlon page on US Olympic Committee online

a US News article on Michael Costigan from 8/12/96
Herman's top Olympians page
a great collection of athlete's accomplishments
an article about Dolph Lundgren's association with the pentathlon from July '96
Prince Albert comes to Cleveland, Sept. '99

And finally, what's a web page without a favorite quote...

"Rhythm, harmony, balance. There you have it, that's the essence of life"
-George Pocock, maker of Pocock rowing shells
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