Doug and Kelley's Eliteam Blog
- Created: Thursday, 14 July 2016 20:33
- Written by Kelley Lewis
Coach Lucy: When all the boys were amazed by Ben’s triple jump of 27"7 in regards to our testing this morning.
Also, watching Kyle 1 and Kyle 2 holding Christian back from running to the second cone in the bungee slalom.
Coach Tasha: When Raymond jumped more than 24" on his first try on the vertical jump.
Also, I heard Will explain that “I think there is a horse in my tummy after that hill run”
Coach Devon: When Graham took a tumble. When asked if he was okay and if he ate some grass responded, “yes to both”
Coach Doug: Hearing Sara say after adding yogurt to her Banana Bread “this does not look very pretty”
Coach Jess: I smiled when Emily S. explained that “I had never heard of Chia seeds or Flax seeds until today”
Coach Kelley: Overheard Counselor Jake- "Hey, good news Teddy. Our room is not 82 degrees anymore, it's 80."
List three words that describe your day.
Ava: Fun, challenging and packed.
Blake: Fun, hot and rainy.
Winter: Active, Hawaiian and rainy.
Ella: Challenging, sore and rainy.
Sara: Struggle, rainy and entertaining.
Anna: Fun, challenging and exciting.
Mayson: Exhausted, strong and proud.
Emily: Fun, extreme and awesome
Christian: Ton of fun, tiring and exhilarating.
Max: Struggle, fun and tough.
Cole: Fun, struggle and awesome!
Aiden: Awesome, hilarious and challenging.
Thomas: Rainy/Thurderstormy, dirty and fast!
Cal: Fun, hard and painful.
Ben: Awesome, rainy and fun.
James: Circuits, banana and ripcord.
Gabe: Fun, hard and tiring.
Which training activity did you like the best today? How did it help you become a better athlete?
Ava: I liked the vertical jump, this will make me a better athlete because I will get off the swim blocks faster and be able to go further.
Blake: My favorite activity today was the slalom course. It helped me become a better athlete by helping deal with distractions.
Winter: I liked the bungee activity because it helped me visualize what it would’ve been like being in a ski racing course in windy and tough conditions.
Ella: I liked the fitness testing box jumps the best because I realize that’s an activity I really like because it’s a great leg workout.
Sara: I liked the bungee activity. I liked it because although it was a struggle, it was a lot of fun and it trains your legs to resist weight and makes them stronger and faster!
Anna: My favorite activity was the bungee run because it made me work hard, dig deep and not give up.
Mayson: I liked the bungee run because it gave us a great leg workout. In the end, it made me a stronger athlete.
Emily B.: The obstacle course was my favorite and I became a better athlete because it was so hard.
Christian: Distractions: It helped me focus my attention on the course.
Max: Fitness test because I learned my weak points.
Cole: I liked the obstacle course the most and it helps you with agility.
Aiden: The bungees because it helped you to get through and push through.
Thomas: I liked the obstacle course the best because climbing the dirt was tiring and I had to push through.
Cal: I liked the distraction slalom because it really teaches you how to deal with distractions.
Ben: The obstacle course because it helped my footwork.
Jabes: I liked the circuits because they tested a lot of different muscles in the body and gave me new ideas for future workouts.
Gabe: I liked the bungee because it was a little bit of agility and strength.