Re: [messengers] 2012 Markus Cook Award - call for nominations

Date: 16 Sep 2012 16:31:50 +0200
From: FuegO <fuegal@xxxxxxxxx>


AYYYE my name should'nt appear into this list !
Luc propose my name because may be ( i m sure ) he was drunk after the
suicmc weekend !!
We are friends but name for this nomination seems for me really to much,
fuck yeah i m parisian proud to be, and i try to make things here, because
we are french, that means late / unorganize etc....
but by the way i m proud to see paris in this list, i d like to propose
another parisian, PATRICK BOUDARD, onwner of Urban Cycle,
of course his 2 team mate director, phil canal and boris phil's brother , i
had a word for them too !
Pat since 10 years manage the urban cycle compagny, he give us a try / a
chance to work, a job, an opportunity to come into the biggest office
somebody never had,
Paris for us, our town !
I start at Urban Cycle, i learn, I respect that and that's why if it's not
too late, i don't what time is in your home,
I 'd like to propose His name, better than mine !

Good sunday for everyone who read this !


On Sun, Sep 16, 2012 at 2:11 PM, Joe Hendry <messvilleto@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Last chance to nominate someone for the Markus Cook Award. Nominations
> will close today
> The nominations so far:
> Shawn “Bega” Blumenfeld, Washington DC
> Lucas Brunelle, Boston
> Chicago CMWC Crew, Chicago
> Elle Fox, Vancouver
> Mark Hayward, Toronto
> Austin Horse, New York City
> Fabrice Fuego, Paris
> Allan Sheppard, Edmonton
> Jérôme “Strom” Thiriet, Zurich
> Here another link to page about Markus:
> ________________________________
>  From: Joe Hendry <messvilleto@xxxxxxxxx>
> To: Messenger list <messengers@xxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Wednesday, September 5, 2012 6:25 AM
> Subject: 2012 Markus Cook Award - call for nominations
> It’s time to call for nominations for this year’s Markus Cook Award for
> services to the international messenger community.
> This will be the 14th year that the award is presented. It was started by
> Buffalo Bill in 1998, to remember Markus and to draw attention to
> messengers whose work benefits all of us.
> From the IFBMA’s Markus Cook Award page:
> “The MCA for services to the International Messenger Community is not a
> prize for winning a race. At the time the Award was conceived, CMWC was
> beginning to be more about the racing than the happening. I [ Buffalo Bill]
> wanted to re-establish the spirit of the championships, to restate the
> reason that we all come to this event every year.
> The MCA is a reflection of the axiom that everyone who comes to a CMWC is
> a winner, whether they race or not.
> >Markus himself was very much in love with the CMWC, and in many ways he
> was the unlikeliest bike racer imaginable. He was several other things, of
> course. Editor of Mercury Rising messenger zine, unofficial spokesperson of
> the SFBMA, leader of L Sid, and a friend to all. The enthusiasm of Markus
> brought CMWC and the international messenger community toSan Francisco, and
> it saddens many people to this day that he did not live to see it.
> This award is for people that inspire and empower the wider messenger
> community, that put all of us before themselves.”
> There is no limit to the number of nominees and anyone can nominate
> someone. The messenger community is fortunate to have many people who are
> willing to devote time and effort to improve the lot of others. The
> difficult part is narrowing the list down to just one recipient every year.
> Nominations will close on Sunday September 18
> So send your nominations to the messenger list and/or send it to my email.
> The basic but not so strict criteria are:
>   – it must be mainly for activities that have taken place in the last 12
> months; although you can also draw attention to his or her prior work.
>  - they don’t have to be a working messenger; they can be a former
> messenger
> The decision will be taken by a committee of former recipients and will be
> awarded as close to Messenger Appreciation Day (October 9) as possible.
> More on Markus:
> Markus Cook at the Messenger Memorial
> Mercury Falling from SF Weekly (<somewhat flawed)
> Letter replies to Mercury Falling
> Video clip of Markus:
> (Apologies for the video quality)
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