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Going Off The Grid: Execs Talk Niche Sports, Favorite Cocktails

"Going Off The Grid" is a weekly survey of sports execs and personalities offering their thoughts on a handful of pressing (and trivial) issues in sports and pop culture. This week, our panelists discuss their favorite niche sports and the weirdest thing they have ever eaten.

  • NHL Exec VP & CMO Heidi Browning
    -- Pop culture interests include music, technology, media and fashion.
  • Venuetize Founder & COO Karri Zaremba
    -- Enjoys eGaming and the Broadway hit "Hamilton."
  • RFRSH Entertainment VP/Communications & Brand Steen Laursen 
    -- Likes to play Counter-Strike and attend rock concerts. 
  • Global Polo Entertainment President & CEO David Cummings
    -- Favorite thing about spring is Texas bluebonnets and BBQ.
Going Off The Grid
 
 Favorite niche sport What movie deserves a sequel? How many minor league ballparks have you been to? Weirdest thing you've ever eaten What is your favorite cocktail?
Browning
Skiing
Pulp Fiction
None
Chapulines (fried grasshoppers), which are a Oaxacan street snack
Casa Dragones, rocks, lime

Zaremba
Horse racing
The Big Lebowski
Five
Nairobian Alligator
Extra dirty martini, the dirtier the better!
Laursen
European handball
Pulp Fiction II has the potential to get me to the ticket office!
Two, both in L.A.
I was served cod semen in a Singapore restaurant years ago
Before midnight: Moscow Mule, After: Jack & Coke
 
Cummings
Shot gun shooting -- Sporting Clays
Cast Away
One -- FITTEAM Ballpark of the Palm Beaches
Guacamole and termite egg appetizer at a wedding in Mexico
 
Bloody Mary in the morning, Pina Colada at noon and Scotch on the rocks at night

Do you want to get your thoughts in the Grid? If so, shoot an e-mail to mchupita@sportsbusinessdaily.com.

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