Re: [messengers] Nadir Olivet awarded the Markus Cook Memorial Award for service to the international messenger community

Date: 18 Nov 2010 10:00:58 +0100
From: mike macca <mikemacca@xxxxxxxxx>


you are a fuckin legend nadir------------




On 18 November 2010 19:53, C Q <fixieman@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Thank You Nadir
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> On Wed, Nov 17, 2010 at 12:16 PM, <scunyun@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
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> > From: Joe Hendry <messvilleto@xxxxxxxxx>
> > To: Messenger list <messengers@xxxxxxxxx>
> > Sent: Tue, November 16, 2010 10:03:26 PM
> > Subject: [messengers] Nadir Olivet awarded the Markus Cook Memorial Award
> > for
> > service to the international messenger community
> >
> >
> > Nadir Olivet awarded the Markus Cook Memorial Award for service to the
> > international messenger community
> >
> > Toronto, Canada – November 16, 2010
> >
> > The International Federation of Bike Messenger Associations (IFBMA) is
> > pleased
> > to announce that Toronto’s Nadir Olivet has been awarded the 2010 “Markus
> > Cook
> > Memorial Award” (MCA) for Services to the International Messenger
> > Community. The
> > IFBMA has awarded the Markus Cook Award (MCA) since 1998 to the person
> who
> > has
> > inspired and empowered the wider messenger community, and who put all
> > messengers
> > before themselves.
> >
> >
> >
> > Nadir received a surprise presentation of the award on November 16, 2010
> at
> > Toby’s Famous Eatery, 411 College St, Toronto, ON at 9:30pm. Nadir Olivet
> > is the
> > fourth Toronto messenger to win the award in its thirteen year history.
> >
> >
> >
> > Nadir has been throwing races, raising money and inspiring messengers for
> > more
> > than ten years.  He is a limitless visionary. He dreams big and he brings
> > those
> > dreams to reality. He has organized the Global Warming Alleycat
> > simultaneously
> > in cities such as Mexico City, Berlin, San Francisco, New York and
> Toronto.
> > His
> > “Look Ma No Brakes” alleycat brought the largest cash prize to messenger
> > racing.
> > And his Grand Premio of Guatemala introduced messengers to the
> possibility
> > of
> > competing in every part of the world while contributing to the local
> > community.
> >
> >
> >
> > For yeas Nadir has opened his house, his wallet and his mind for the
> > benefit of
> > others the world over. As the owner of La Carrera Cycles in Toronto, he
> has
> > sponsored and helped messengers make the adjustment from alleycat racing
> to
> > professional racing including the Olympic Games.
> >
> >
> >
> > Nadir is the most nominated person for the Markus Cook Award, receiving a
> > nomination virtually every year with his nominations coming from all over
> > the
> > world. However 2010 is the most appropriate year for Nadir to receive
> this
> > award. This year he kept a promise to the people of Guatemala and brought
> > the
> > Cycle Messenger World Championships (CMWC) to the town of Panajachel.
> >
> >
> >
> > Tropical Storm Hermine brought heavy rains, mud slides and closed roads
> to
> > Panajachel. Nadir brought bike messengers, inspiration and determination.
> > He led
> > messengers to collect and distribute a large quantity of supplies to
> > benefit the
> > victims of the tropical storm. When the figure-eight track and the polo
> > court
> > were washed out his crew rebuilt them in record time ensuring the
> > Championships’
> > success. CMWC Panajachel reinvented the CMWC bringing immense pride to
> the
> > international messenger community. Nadir integrated the Championships
> with
> > the
> > local community, changing the lives of both the locals and the
> messengers.
> > Panajachel responded to the efforts by opening their arms to the
> > international
> > messengers and presenting Nadir with the key to the city.
> >
> >
> >
> > The 2010 CMWC was an incredible accomplishment truly deserving of this
> > award but
> > Nadir earned it long before 2010. The international messenger community
> is
> > pleased to present Nadir with this award but we are much more pleased to
> > have
> > him as a role model and inspiration to the world.
> >
> >
> >
> > More on the Markus Cook Award
> >
> > 2010 Nominations: Papillon nominated for Marcus Cook Award
> >
> >
> >
> > More on the CMWC 2010 in Guatemala:
> >
> > The show goes on: Guatemalan landslides challenge Cycle Messenger World
> > Championships organizers
> >
> > Landslides and bike messengers
> >
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