April 16

Speed Stacking finals…

Today was the day that my son was in the finals for speed stacking at his school.

They have been practicing for a while than they had the semi-finals on Wednesday, he was actually sick for this but, because his time was so high he didn’t have to participate, he was automatically put into the finals.

So today at the school assembly the 18 finalists showed us parents their amazing speed stacking skills. These kids can move!

So they split them into the Grades 1 & 2’s & than the Grades 3’s & 4’s.

They did the 3, 3, 3 first (3 kids competing at a time), than the 3, 6, 3 & than the Cycle. My son was doing the Cycle. He was up against (2) Grade 2’s (he is in Grade 1 &┬áis 6 1/2 years old). They get to stack against eachother 3 times & the person with the best time wins Gold, 2nd place is Silver & the 3rd place gets Bronze.

My son got the best time the first time, the 2nd time (15.33 seconds) & than the 3rd time he fumbled all the cups & got 24.78! but, because he had the best time at 15.33 seconds (the other kids were around 20 seconds or higher) he won GOLD!!!

I was soooo happy for him, sooooo excited. I’m sure I was the loudest cheering!

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Warming up.

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His best time.

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Worst time after fumbling!

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The medal.

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We are soooo very proud of your determination & your dedication Jaiden!!!



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Posted April 16, 2010 by Michelle in category "Family

About the Author

My name is Michelle Nadraszky and I live in Calgary, AB CANADA, I am originally from Vancouver, BC but have been in Calgary now for 9 years. I am a Stay at Home Mom to 2 beautiful kids...Taylor who is 6 1/2 and Jaiden who is 3 years old. I have been married to Billy for 8 years. I work part-time in a Call Centre. I have been a Stampin' Up! demonstrator for 2 1/2 years. I love everything about Stampin' Up! - I am highly addicted to it! I have been stamping and scrapbooking for about 4 years now and I am constantly amazed by the talent that I see on a daily basis. Besides Cardmaking, Scrapbooking and Papercrafting I love to watch reality TV, Grey's Anatomy, ER, Gilmore Girls, Desperate Housewives and Miami Ink (I personally have 5 tattoos)!

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