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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?
Pulp Fiction
Chapulines (fried grasshoppers), which are a Oaxacan street snack
Casa Dragones, rocks, lime

Horse racing
The Big Lebowski
Nairobian Alligator
Extra dirty martini, the dirtier the better!
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
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

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