Monday, April 28, 2008

Sidney Crosby, Intern at Tannen’s Magic Shop

Risto Pakarinen is a Finnish freelance writer, and an entrepreneur. He is a regular contributor to The Hockey News,, and SAS's in-flight magazine Scanorama. His stories have appeared also in, for example, Fast Company, and ESPN The Magazine.

He has published two non-fiction books: Joukkue vailla vertaa, about Finland's first hockey world championship in May 2005, and Off the Post: hockey stories from across the world in November 2007. He is currently working on a Finnish translation of Ken Dryden's The Game.

He has just posted a blog at the titled 'We All Have to Start Somewhere' where he talks about where some hockey players might intern. Here is what he says about Sidney Crosby of the Pittsburgh Penguins.
Sidney Crosby, intern at Tannen’s Magic Shop

“The world’s premier magic shop is pleased to announce the recruitment of Sidney Crosby as an unpaid intern through the Stanley Cup Playoffs in 2008. As intern, he will not be creating grand illusions, but he will be doing sleight-of-hand and other regular magic tricks.”

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