Thursday, June 29, 2017

Casey Powell: The Art of Air Gait

If you know me at all, you know that one of the passions of my life, beyond my faith and my family and friends, is lacrosse.  This article I found on "LaxAllStars" is by one of the greatest lacrosse players of all time, Casey Powell, who writes about one of the other greatest lacrosse players of all time, Gary Gait.  It's a great article, and to me, shows the way two of the greats honor the game!


Casey Powell: The Art of Air Gait

I went to my first Syracuse lacrosse game in 1988 when I was 12-years old. That’s when I saw my first ‘Air Gait.’
The Orange were playing in the NCAA semi-finals at the Carrier Dome against the University of Pennsylvania in front of 20,148 people. Syracuse was down 2-1 in the second quarter and looking for a big play to rally behind.
Gary Gait caught a pass behind the cage, revved his engine, and took off like Superman from point behind to dunk the ball over the crossbar like 4th year NBA superstar Michael “Air” Jordan, would dunk a basketball. Gary Gait had tied the game at 2 and woke the spirit of the Orange . . . 
Read it all HERE at LaxAllStars or on Casey Powell's own blog, TwosLetter at

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