Mandy Erdmann has a scar and it's a nasty scar. Just below her knee it forms a perfect circle, about the size of a silver dollar. That's why she's not competing in the Women's Log Roll event at the Great Outdoor Games here.
Bad knees, bad backs, bad feet; they're all factors that drive athletes from sports, usually by their mid-30s. But not Guy German. The late-bloomer of the Speed Climb returned to this year's Games, after declaring 2004's competition his last.