Go Badgers! This past weekend, my alma mater won its fifth consecutive title at the National Concrete Canoe Competition in Seattle, Wash. Team members from theÂ University of Wisconsin-Madison paddled their 179-lb. concrete canoeÂ past 17 other competing teams from across the nation to become the 2007 ASCEÂ National Concrete Canoe Competition. The Badgers will competeÂ internationally this fallÂ at theÂ Dutch Concrete Canoe Challenge in the Netherlands. The contest is sposored by the American Society of Civil Engineers. You can read more about theÂ University of Wisconsin-Madison Concrete Canoe Team at their website. Learn more about concrete conoeing at www.ConcreteCanoe.org. What a peculiar use for concrete!