[GeoStL] Re: MOGA 2-Person Team Question...

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We could always handcuff team members together! That will fix them!!!
 
> Date: Sun, 1 Mar 2009 18:33:32 -0800
> From: faery_generic@xxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [GeoStL] Re: MOGA 2-Person Team Question...
> To: geocaching@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> 
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> 
> I believe the son would get real bored. However, it depends on the son 
> truthfully.
> 
> Stephen
> 
> 
> --- On Sun, 3/1/09, Craig Ingram <seaeye@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> 
> > From: Craig Ingram <seaeye@xxxxxxxxxx>
> > Subject: [GeoStL] Re: MOGA 2-Person Team Question...
> > To: geocaching@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > Date: Sunday, March 1, 2009, 5:07 PM
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> > you're completely out there.........
> > 
> > 
> > --- On Sun, 3/1/09, Michael Rogers
> > <mrogers07@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > 
> > > From: Michael Rogers <mrogers07@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > > Subject: [GeoStL] MOGA 2-Person Team Question...
> > > To: geocaching@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > > Date: Sunday, March 1, 2009, 4:49 PM
> > > -
> > > Hello...
> > > I have a question and possibly a suggestion about the
> > MOGA
> > > 2-Person team competition...
> > > 
> > > I was chatting with a local cacher today about the
> > > competitions and we were looking at the 2-Person
> > section. We
> > > noticed that they had the under 40 and 40 and over age
> > > groups...with placement of a team dictated by the
> > youngest
> > > person in the group.
> > > 
> > > So here's the question...wouldn't it make more
> > > sense to place the teams based on the age of the
> > oldest
> > > person rather than the youngest? 
> > > 
> > > My reasoning is such...say you have a team, father and
> > son,
> > > competing...dad is 58 and son is 24, for
> > example...both with
> > > physical abilities average for their respective ages.
> > Now,
> > > by the rules, the team would be placed in the
> > "Under
> > > 40" group because of the son's age. However,
> > the
> > > team would possibly be at a competitive disadvantage
> > because
> > > dad is almost 60 and is not as quick as the younger
> > > crowd...remember, the team must stay together at all
> > times
> > > and not split up. 
> > > 
> > > Now...take this imaginary team and put it into the 40
> > and
> > > over age group. In this scenario, the team has a
> > better
> > > competitive chance because the father is competing
> > against
> > > people of similar abilities. The son, who can only go
> > as
> > > fast as dad, would not give unfair advantages to the
> > team.
> > > 
> > > So...would it be possible to flip-flop the team
> > placement
> > > guidelines to make it a generally more even playing
> > > field...or am I completely out there?
> > > 
> > > Any and all suggestion or input is welcome. Thanks.
> > > 
> > > 
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