Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Wordless Wednesday (The Thrill of the Hill)

The All American Soap Box Derby is this week in Akron, Ohio!
A celebration of our local Soap Box Derby Racers and Supporters.

Building (2008):


Ready for "The Thrill of the Hill" (2010):

photo credit Frank Feliciano

RACING (2010)

photo credit Frank Feliciano

The pull of gravity + the energy of a child = the fun of Soap Box Derby!

13 comments:

Sherri said...

Just visiting fromm Wordless Wednesday....what a fun post!! We just don't have anything quite like this out here in California. Perfect for kids, and it rewards patience since it seems to take quite some time to get the car ready!

alicia said...

What fun! When I was a kid they did these races right by my house. Thanks for sharing and bringing back that memory for me. Happy WW. So glad you linked up.

Dawn said...

There was actually just an article in my local newspaper yesterday about soap box derbies! They look like fun! Happy Wordless Wednesday! Thank you for sharing your photos.

Symphony of Love said...

That looked like a really fun event which I know I would surely enjoy!

And Miles To Go... said...

wow, NOW THAT looks like a lot of fun!

I am Harriet said...

How fun!


Have a great Wednesday!
http://harrietandfriends.com/2010/07/when-donkeys-fly/

Stacy (the Random Cool Chick) said...

Oh how fun!! His soap box car looks great! :)

WW: Hatching a Dinosaur Egg

WeeMasonMan's Mom said...

I didn't even know that soapbox car events still existed this day in age. So cool that they still do! And awesome pictures!

Brenda said...

Looks like a lot of fun.

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Susan Fields said...

That does look like fun! I've never seen one before - thanks for sharing the pics. Have a wonderful weekend, Paula!

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Mel said...

I used to race Soap Box Derby cars (1996-2004)! Your pictures are awesome. Hope your racer did well.