Jacksonville FL http://roadskater.net/taxonomy/term/982/all en A Moment of Silence for Mr. Gatorade http://roadskater.net/moment-silence-mr-gatorade <p>Gatorade inventor, Robert Cade died today, aged 80. Here's a <a href="http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20071127/ap_on_re_us/obit_cade" target="_blank">yahoo news report</a>. In the obit, Cade is quoted as saying that when he first drank (an early version of?) Gatorade, he threw up. It also says that the company that took over the licensing rights, Stokely - Van Camp, hated the name Gatorade, but found out that the name was a hit with the general public, so they left it. </p><p>All I can say is thank you for helping me stay out of the emergency room on many a 90 degree F day, Mr. Cade! </p><p><a href="http://roadskater.net/moment-silence-mr-gatorade" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://roadskater.net/moment-silence-mr-gatorade#comments Roadskater.net 2007 Gatorade hydration hypokalemia hyponatremia Jacksonville FL sports nutrition http://roadskater.net/crss/node/633 Tue, 27 Nov 2007 20:23:32 +0000 eebee 633 at http://roadskater.net