Re: [messengers] 2014 Markus Cook Award – Call for nominations

Date: 6 Oct 2014 16:58:42 -0000
From: Danny Koniowsky <dannykdc@xxxxxxxxx>


This is getting good

On Monday, October 6, 2014, <alibaer@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> i'd like to nominate Weed! Weed is going to EVERY messenger event, helping
> us over a slow day as well as lifting us up after a shit day. Weed is
> giving at least some fellow lucky messengers a fair income and Weed helps
> you to kill your pain after you had an accident! Cargo will never have
> Weed's integrity!!
>
> ali
>
>
>  2014-10-06 17:51, schrieb Blaize Felberbaum:
>
>> Hello World
>>
>> I would like to nominate the Cargo Bikes for MCA.
>>
>> whoever it is… Omnium, Bullit, Janis homemade bullit look-a-like…
>> Cargo Bikes have help messenger all over to find new markets, find new
>> incomes and helped us in a better living. Cargo races are now a full
>> part of our CMC, bring us together through out competition as main
>> races do too.
>>
>> Blaize.
>>
>> Blaize Felberbaum
>> Président du comité d'organisation
>> ------------------------------------------
>> blaize.felberbaum@xxxxxxxxxx
>> (+41) 79 705 68 91
>> ------------------------------------------
>>
>> Association CMWC2013 Lausanne
>> César-Roux 29
>> CH-1005 Lausanne
>>
>> On Sat, Aug 16, 2014 at 11:10 PM, Messville <messville@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>
>>  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 17th 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: <
>>> http://messengers.org/?page_id=59>
>>>
>>> “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.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> So send your nominations to the* messenger list
>>> <http://ifbma.org/subscribe>*, or visit the *Markus Cook Award page on
>>> facebook* <https://www.facebook.com/MarkusCookAward> or by email to a
>>> *messville@xxxxxxxxx
>>> <messville@xxxxxxxxx>*. Please provide as much information about your
>>> nominee as possible as we would like to showcase profiles of many of the
>>> nominees.
>>>
>>> *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.
>>>
>>> Past recipients of the Markus Cook Award:
>>>
>>> 2013 – Leah Hollinsworth
>>> <
>>> https://www.facebook.com/notes/markus-cook-award/2013-
>>> mca-receipient-leah-hollinsworth-toronto/649917591734349
>>>
>>>> ,
>>>>
>>> Toronto, Canada
>>>
>>> 2012 – Shawn “Bega” Blumenfeld
>>> <
>>> https://www.facebook.com/notes/markus-cook-award/2012-
>>> mca-recipient-shawn-bega-blumenfeld-washington-dc/576771105715665
>>>
>>>> ,
>>>>
>>> Washington, DC, USA
>>>
>>> 2011 – Stephanie ‘Papillon’ Bartczak
>>> <
>>> https://www.facebook.com/notes/markus-cook-award/mca-
>>> 2011-recipient-stephanie-papillon-bartczak-london/576756025717173
>>>
>>>> ,
>>>>
>>> London, England
>>>
>>> 2010 - Nadir Olivet
>>> <
>>> https://www.facebook.com/notes/markus-cook-award/2010-
>>> recipient-nadir-olivet-toronto/576728679053241
>>>
>>>> ,
>>>>
>>> Toronto, Canada
>>>
>>> 2009 - Luk Keller
>>> <
>>> https://www.facebook.com/notes/markus-cook-award/2009-
>>> mca-recipient-luk-keller-zurich/576752115717564
>>>
>>>> ,
>>>>
>>> Zurich, Switzerland
>>>
>>> 2008 – Martin Larsen
>>> <
>>> https://www.facebook.com/notes/markus-cook-award/2008-
>>> mca-recipient-martin-banana-larsen-copenhagen/576734742385968
>>>
>>>> ,
>>>>
>>> Copenhagen Denmark
>>>
>>> 2007 – Andy Zalan
>>> <
>>> https://www.facebook.com/notes/markus-cook-award/2007-
>>> mca-recipient-andy-zalan-washington-dc/576744802384962
>>>
>>>> ,
>>>>
>>> Washington DC, USA
>>>
>>> 2006 – Amy and Kevin “Squid” Bolger
>>> <
>>> https://www.facebook.com/notes/markus-cook-award/2006-
>>> mca-recipients-amy-and-kevin-squid-bolger-new-york-city/576680619058047
>>>
>>>> ,
>>>>
>>> New York City, NY, USA
>>>
>>> 2005 – Jean Andre Vallery
>>> <
>>> https://www.facebook.com/notes/markus-cook-award/2005-
>>> mca-recipient-jean-andre-vallery-sarasota/567749153284527
>>>
>>>> ,
>>>>
>>> Sarasota, Florida, USA
>>>
>>> 2004 – “Buffalo” Bill Chidley
>>> <
>>> https://www.facebook.com/notes/markus-cook-award/2004-
>>> mca-recipient-buffalo-bill-chidley-london/567726253286817
>>>
>>>> ,
>>>>
>>> London, England
>>>
>>> 2003 – Wayne Scott
>>> <
>>> https://www.facebook.com/notes/markus-cook-award/2003-
>>> mca-recipient-wayne-scott-toronto/567712103288232
>>>
>>>> ,
>>>>
>>> Toronto, Canada
>>>
>>> 2002 – Derek Chadbourne
>>> <
>>> https://www.facebook.com/notes/markus-cook-award/2002-
>>> mca-recipient-derek-chadbourne-toronto/567678909958218
>>>
>>>> ,
>>>>
>>> Toronto, Canada
>>>
>>> 2001 – Joel “Magpie” Metz
>>> <
>>> https://www.facebook.com/notes/markus-cook-award/2001-
>>> mca-recipient-joel-magpie-metz-san-francisco-us/567627616630014
>>>
>>>> ,
>>>>
>>> San Francisco, CA, USA
>>>
>>> 2000 – John Kenda and the Philadelphia BMA
>>> <
>>> https://www.facebook.com/notes/markus-cook-award/2000-
>>> mca-recipient-john-kenda-the-philadelphia-bma-bostonphiladelphia/
>>> 567617019964407
>>>
>>>> ,
>>>>
>>> Boston/Philadelphia USA
>>>
>>> 1999 – Rebecca “Lambchop” Reilly
>>> <
>>> https://www.facebook.com/notes/markus-cook-award/1999-
>>> mca-recipient-rebecca-lambchop-reilly-dcnycsfetc/567583666634409
>>>
>>>> ,
>>>>
>>> DC/NYC/SF etc. USA
>>>
>>> 1998 – Joe Hendry
>>> <
>>> https://www.facebook.com/notes/markus-cook-award/1998-
>>> mca-recipient-joe-hendry-toronto/567582966634479
>>>
>>>> ,
>>>>
>>> Toronto, Canada
>>>
>>> *More on Markus:*
>>>
>>> Markus Cook Award on facebook <https://www.facebook.com/MarkusCookAward>
>>>
>>> Markus Cook at the Messenger Memorial
>>> <http://www.ahalenia.com/memorial/markus.html>
>>>
>>> Mercury Falling from SF Weekly
>>> <http://www.sfweekly.com/1996-05-08/news/mercury-falling> (<somewhat
>>> flawed)
>>>
>>> Letter replies to Mercury Falling
>>> <http://www.sfweekly.com/1996-05-22/news/letters>
>>>
>>> Markus Cook and L. Sid page on Tapewrecks
>>> <http://tapewrecks.blogspot.ca/2011/08/lsid-from-mercury-to-jupitah.html
>>> >
>>>
>>> *Video clip of Markus:*
>>>
>>> Markus "Fur" Cook- bike messenger
>>> <http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NvEfq-gMxZE>
>>>
>>> (Apologies for the video quality)
>>>
>>>
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