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April 18th, 2017

Mayo’s Own American Ninja Warrior Returns to Competition

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Age seems to slow most people down. But Andrew Yori isn’t like most people. We introduced you to Andrew — a.k.a. the K9 Ninja — last year, when he was preparing to compete in an American Ninja Warrior regional qualifying event in Indianapolis. Back then, he was a 39-year-old rookie, just hoping to make it […]

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Tags: Andrew Yori, Bone Marrow Transplant, Mayo Clinic Children's Center, Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine


September 15th, 2016

Andrew Yori Reflects on Ninja Warrior Experience, Lessons Learned Along the Way

By In the Loop intheloop

Many of us at Mayo Clinic enjoyed watching Andrew Yori — a.k.a. the K9 Ninja — compete on American Ninja Warrior. We introduced you to Andrew, a lab technician at Mayo’s Rochester campus, in April, when he was preparing for a qualifying event in Indianapolis. And we followed him as he moved ahead in the […]

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Tags: Andrew Yori, Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine


June 21st, 2016

Mayo’s Own Ninja Warrior, Andrew Yori, Moves Ahead in Competition

By In the Loop intheloop

Back in April we introduced you to Andrew Yori, a Mayo Clinic lab technician/dog adoption advocate/CrossFit enthusiast/overall superhuman. Andrew was gearing up to compete in the Indianapolis Qualifier for American Ninja Warrior, a reality TV show that pits athletes against seemingly insurmountable obstacles like the Death Spiral, Wheels of Pain and Back Breaker. (That’s what […]

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Tags: Andrew Yori, Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine


June 16th, 2016

Lace up and Join Mayo in Making Twin Cities Marathon a Team Event

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Until 2004, Jennifer Meyer wasn’t a runner. “I was walking quite a bit at the time, and it was taking too long,” Jennifer says. So she started running. A lot. Her twin sister, Joanne Mihm, talked her into signing up for a marathon in 2008, and by the time the two crossed the finish line […]

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Tags: Dr Edward Laskowski, Jennifer Meyer, Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine


April 26th, 2016

Lab Tech by Day, Ninja Warrior by Primetime

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When mere mortals tune into American Ninja Warrior, a reality TV show where contestants face obstacles like the Bridge of Blades, Jumping Spider and Half-Pipe Attack, we usually utter some variation of, “Whoa.” (Followed quickly, perhaps, by some variation of, “Pass the chips.”) But not Andrew Yori. The first time Andrew, a lab technician at […]

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Tags: Andrew Yori, Dr Jacob Sellon, Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine


April 14th, 2016

Mayo Staff Helping Minnesota Lynx Gear Up for Preseason

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We’re sure we don’t need to remind you that Mother’s Day is fast-approaching. (It’s May 8, if you did forget. Don’t worry, we won’t tell.) We’re also sure you’ve already done your shopping. But if not, we have a perfect, one-size-fits-all gift idea: tickets to the greatest show on hardwood, the Minnesota Lynx women’s professional […]

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Tags: Charles Barta, Dr Nancy Cummings, Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine, Mayo Clinic Square, Minnesota Lynx


October 22nd, 2015

Destined to Be Team Physician for Team of Destiny

By In the Loop intheloop

We’d have liked to be sitting where Nancy Cummings, M.D., set up shop as she watched the Minnesota Lynx claim the WNBA championship earlier this month. Dr. Cummings, a Mayo Clinic orthopedic surgeon, also is team physician for the Minnesota Lynx, and she says her position caring for the three-time WNBA champs “is what I was […]

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Tags: Dr Nancy Cummings, Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine, Mayo Clinic Square, Minnesota Lynx


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