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April 18, 2017 · Leave a Comment

Mayo’s Own American Ninja Warrior Returns to Competition

By In the Loop In the Loop (@intheloop)

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 15, 2016 · Leave a Comment

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

By In the Loop 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 21, 2016 · Leave a Comment

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

By In the Loop 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 16, 2016 · Leave a Comment

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 26, 2016 · Leave a Comment

Lab Tech by Day, Ninja Warrior by Primetime

By In the Loop In the Loop (@intheloop)

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 14, 2016 · Leave a Comment

Mayo Staff Helping Minnesota Lynx Gear Up for Preseason

By In the Loop In the Loop (@intheloop)

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 22, 2015 · Leave a Comment

Destined to Be Team Physician for Team of Destiny

By In the Loop 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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