• Matthew Lind

Staycation Challenge 4/11 with Brian Orser

Updated: Apr 12




DAY 5: PODIUM RESULTS - Flashback Friday: 60's Style

GOLD: Maddie C - 19.5 Points!!!!

SILVER: Mia C & Sydney R - 18 Points!!!

BRONZE: Alina H - 17 Points!!

PEWTER: Joy X - 15.5 Points!


I know some people can't participate every day for various reasons. DON'T SWEAT IT! Every day is a new day!! I think it's awesome that everyone is doing what they can when they can. KEEP IT UP!



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OFF-ICE JUMP CLASS: Thanks for coming!

  • Joy X

  • Saphie N

  • Sydney R

  • Maddie C

  • Teodora

  • Damien J

  • Tahani D

  • Sasha S

  • Alina H

  • Vanessa F

  • Mia C


DAILY WORK OUTS SENT IN:

SEND A QUICK CLIP OF YOUR DAILY WORKOUT: 5 POINTS!

I know some of you worked out and didn't have a chance to record it. IT'S A NEW DAY!


If you are doing or your coach is having you do a DIFFERENT work out than the one I've posted THAT STILL COUNTS! Send a short clip in!

  • Joy X

  • Alina H

  • Maddie C

  • Mia C

  • Saphie N

  • Sasha S

  • Sydney R

  • Tahani D


YESTERDAY'S PHYSICAL CHALLENGE: 180 Squat Jump!

Everyone who enters gets 3 Points!

WINNER: Sydney R: for 60 in 60 seconds!

but you ALL challenged yourselves!


YESTERDAY'S VIDEO CONTEST: 60's Suave!

WINNER: Jox X & Maddie C for this TIMELESS Scott Allen!


FASHION POLICE CATEGORY: Outdated!

WINNER: Tahani D For this BETTER LEFT IN THE PAST look...


HONORABLE MENTIONS: Some other misses...


PHOTO BOMB: Old School Trick

WINNER: Mia C For this HAIR-RAISING head banger!


HONORABLE MENTIONS: Some Good Ones!


YESTERDAY'S TRIVIA: Question

  • Maribel Vinson Owen won 9 National titles and an Olympic Bronze medal before the plane crash of 1961 where the United States lost its entire World Team and all of their coaches. Many of Maribel's students went on to be incredibly successful coaches. One of those students Frank Carroll, went on to teach Michelle Kwan who TIED Maribel's record. Send me the longest list of SENIOR NATIONAL CHAMPIONS that were taught by ANY of Maribel's students. (.5 point for each)


YESTERDAY'S TRIVIA: Answer - What a Legacy!

FRANK CARROLL

  • Michelle Kwan

  • Christopher Bowman

  • Linda Fratianne

  • Evan Lysacek

  • Timothy Goebel

  • Gracie Gold

  • Denis Ten (Kazakhstan)

  • Tiffany Chin

TIFFANY CHIN

  • Mirai Nagasu

RON LUDINGTON

  • Stacey Smith & John Summers

  • Kitty and Peter Carruthers

  • Calla Urbanski & Rocky Marvel

  • Suzanne Semanick & Scott Gregory

  • Melissa Militano & Johnny Johns

JOHNNY JOHNS


YESTERDAY'S GAME: You Be The Judge!

  • For my IJS skaters: Tell me how this program would be called TODAY and her total element score, TES with 0-GOE.

  • For my non IJS skaters: Tell me 3 ways you could make her SKATING SKILLS better.


Since yesterday was FLASH BACK FRIDAY: 60'S Style, I had you judge this ICONIC Peggy Fleming..


YOU BE THE JUDGE: How I'd call it

Peggy Fleming: Senior Ladies Freeskate




GREAT JOB!!!

TO ALL WHO PARTICIPATED YESTERDAY!!!



EVERYONE IS WELCOME, SO TELL YOUR FRIENDS!

STAYCATION CHALLENGE is 4/11 Today is BATTLE OF THE BRIANS: The Orser Edition!!!


HOW IT WORKS:

I'll be keeping track at home and updating you all on yesterday's scoreboard! You can earn points in a few ways: 5 Points:

  • Submitting a clip of your daily off-ice workout

  • Submitting a winning clip of your physical challenge


3 Points:

  • Winning a contest

  • Submitting a clip of your physical challenge

  • Correctly answering trivia


2 Points:

  • Showing your work on trivia or games


1 Point:

  • Submitting an entry into a contest

  • Submitting an entry into a challenge

  • Submitting an answer for trivia

DAILY WORKOUT: FULL BODY: Barre!

CONTESTS: TODAY'S PHYSICAL CHALLENGE: Stand Alone!

  • Set your timer for 45 seconds

  • Balance on 1 FOOT

  • Eyes TIGHTLY closed

  • Arms FOLDED

  • Best balance WINS!


TODAY'S BONUS CHALLENGE: Stand Together!

  • I want you to CHOREOGRAPH a 1 min dance to this music

  • Remember you get 3 POINTS just for submitting!

VIDEO CHALLENGE: Best of Brian!


Send me the best program you can find, I'll judge and the winners will be announced and have their entries shared.


  • Best BRIAN ORSER performance of ALL TIME! (except example given below)

FASHION POLICE: The category is...

  • Brian Knows Best!: ALL TIME best DRESS of one of Brian Orser's students!


PHOTO BOMB: The category is...


  • Kiss and (CHEER/CLAP/JUMP UP & DOWN) Cry!: Send the BEST picture of coach Brian reacting in a KISS & CRY.


TRIVIA: Today's Questions...

  • Brian Orser is one of the most successful coaches in skating HISTORY. Send me the LONGEST list of Brian's students that have competed INTERNATIONALLY. (.25 points each)

GAME: You Be The Judge!

  • For my IJS skaters: Tell me how this program would be called TODAY and all SPIN FEATURES attempted.

  • For my non IJS skaters: Tell me what his BEST 3 elements were in this program and WHY?


Since today is BATTLE OF THE BRIANS: Orser Edition, I'm giving you this ICONIC Brian Orser...

Submit all entries to: MATT@MatthewLindCoaching.com

I AM SO INCREDIBLY GRATEFUL TO BRIAN ORSER AND EVERYONE AT THE TORONTO CRICKET CLUB FOR SUPPORTING THE STAYCATION CHALLENGE!


IF ANYONE WANTS OFF ICE ROTATIONS FEEDBACK YOU CAN ALSO SEND ME A VIDEO AND I WILL RESPOND OR FACETIME WHEN I CAN!

I WANT YOUR IDEAS AND FEEDBACK! If you have an idea for a theme or a contest!

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