I believe it was late Saturday night when I came across a writer’s postabout her wish for Beyoncé’s new 7/11 video to “break the Internet.” Amidst the litany of frustrations making Beyoncé’s lighthearted and seemingly unscripted offering so welcome, including her teething baby and the offense of seeing a white woman’s behind glorified on a magazine cover, was a sentence about an unarmed black man…
First lap men’s field at Cross Vegas from the infamous Giro VIP area. Not much more to be said about this. It was hard to tell what was going on from there, but as you can tell from the shouting and my frog voiced “it’s all gone wrong” it was clear to us that beer was sprayed. But at 10-15 people away from the main miscreants, it was not clear how bad it was. I walked around after the first lap, hard race to spectate, too damn fast. Did not find out the extent of #beergate until the next day. #crossvegas #interbike14 #cyclocross
Cross Vegas was marred by spectators throwing beer in competitors’ faces, and elite racers threatened to not return. In lighter news, Vegas is the venue for many triathlons, including this super sprint grand prix, also under the lights and in the wake of Interbike.
In other news, voting for ASUCD Fall'13 Elections ends on Friday 8AM. Here are the beautiful and smart faces you should be voting for! #VoteSMART # 1 & 2 for ASUCD Senate! #getWATSON #HIBhibhooray! Vote today at elections.ucdavis.edu
(lol I had to delete, edit and repost to avoid possible petty violation complaints, #beergate #neverforget)