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Tweet Tweet: A rare day off in Florida

28 January 5:30 pm

Tweet Tweet: A rare day off in Florida

By Ryan Tronovitch

Beach, fishing, movies and rest were the highlights of the Black-and-Red’s off-day.

While pre-season is in full swing, D.C. United was given a rare day off on Sunday. Some took the day to rest, while others took full advantage of the local beaches and attractions.

Daniel Woolard took a cruise up to St. Petersburg to go fishing with former D.C. United Strength Coach Pete Calabrese. While Woolard reeled in a few fish, he told me that he didn’t land any worth taking photos of.

Others, like Nick DeLeon, Joe Willis, Marcelo Saragosa, John Thorrington and Lionard Pajoy took the time to visit one of the most picturesque beaches in the world, Siesta Key Beach.

Chris Pontius and newcomer Casey Townsend relaxed before going to see Django Unchained at a nearby theatre last night.

While players were all over the map in terms of what they did on their off day, one thing was consistent, they all enjoyed a bit of rest and relaxation after an already long pre-season camp in Bradenton, Florida.