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Staycation Challenge 4/29 with Kurt Browning




DAY 2: PODIUM RESULTS - Surya Bonaly Day!

GOLD: Joy X - 31.5 Points!!!!

SILVER: Tahani D - 26 Points!!!

BRONZE: Mia C - 23 Points!!

PEWTER: Vanessa F - 21.5 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!



STAYCATION CHALLENGE: Monday - Friday

OFF-ICE JUMP CLASS: Tuesdays & Fridays - 3:00 ET

CLASSROOM: Saturdays - 12:00 ET


CLICK HERE to join Off-ice

Meeting ID: 842 1053 6504

Password: 008059



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! Send one today!

  • Joy X

  • Alina H

  • Maddie C

  • Mia C

  • Sasha S

  • Sydney R

  • Tahani D

  • Vanessa F


YESTERDAY'S OFF-ICE: Thanks for attending!


YESTERDAY'S PHYSICAL CHALLENGE: Cartwheels!

Everyone who enters gets 3 Points!

WINNER: Joy X: for 31 in 45 seconds!

but EVERYONE was AWESOME!


YESTERDAY'S VIDEO CONTEST: Flipping Out!

WINNERS: Joy X for this ROYAL Lion King!


FASHION POLICE CATEGORY: High Flying Fashion!

WINNER: Tahani D: For this Surya STATEMENT look...

HONORABLE MENTIONS: A bunch!


YESTERDAY'S TRIVIA: Questions

  • Surya continues to be a ROLE MODEL for people of color in figure skating. Who was the FIRST African American to WIN a US National title? (any level)

  • Surya famously never used what figure skating STAPLE?


YESTERDAY'S TRIVIA: Answers

  • ATOY WILSON: 1966 Novice Men's National Champion

  • For an EXCELLENT resource on the history of POC in figure skating: CLICK HERE

  • TIGHTS: Surya didn't like to wear tights so she would take socks and pull them down over her boots to create the illusion that she was! #makeyourownrules


YESTERDAY'S GAME: You Be The Judge!

  • For my IJS skaters: Tell me what SPIN FEATURES she attempts and what each of these spins could be CALLED today.

  • For my non IJS skaters: Surya was the first person to ever do a backflip in Olympic history. Tell me what her OTHER 3 most INTERESTING elements in this program were and why.

Since today is SURYA BONALY Day: I give you this ICONIC Surya...


YOU BE THE JUDGE: How I'd call it

Surya Bonaly: Senior Ladies Free Program




GREAT JOB!!!

TO ALL WHO PARTICIPATED YESTERDAY!!!



The Staycation Challenge family would like to give a HUGE THANK YOU to yesterday's special guest

SURYA BONALY!




As always, EVERYTHING is FREE and EVERYONE is WELCOME, SO TELL YOUR FRIENDS!



STAYCATION CHALLENGE is 4/29 Today is Day 3 of Visitors Week:

with special guest 4 time World Champion


KURT BROWNING

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

  • Submitting an answer for a game

DAILY WORKOUT: Lower Body:

CONTESTS: TODAYS PHYSICAL CHALLENGE: High Low Planks!

  • Set your timer for 45 seconds

  • Most repetitions WINS!

  • See below for FORM STANDARD

  • START in a low plank and use good PADDING

  • Remember you get 3 POINTS just for submitting!


BONUS CONTEST!!! PARENT PHYSICAL CHALLENGE: Jumping Rope (thru Friday)

  • Give your jump rope to your PARENT! (Adult skaters can use spouse, sibling or child)

  • Set your timer for 60 seconds

  • Most repetitions WINS!

  • You get 5 POINTS for submitting EACH parent on the day you send in!

  • Winning parent's skater gets an additional 5 POINTS added to their total at the end of the week!

  • NOTE: Thank you to Darlene & Peter Cain for sharing their awesome idea! Let's show TEXAS what we got!


VIDEO CHALLENGE: Kurt-ins Up!


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


  • Kurt-ins Up! Best Kurt Browning SHOW or EXHIBITION program of ALL TIME! (excluding example)

FASHION POLICE: The category is...


  • Why's It Gotta Be Brown-ing!: Send me the BEST (or worst) use of BROWN in figure skating FASHION history.

TODAY'S TRIVIA: Today's Question...

  • Kurt was the FIRST man to land a quadruple jump at the 1988 World Championships. Tell me WHO landed the first of each QUAD jump, male & female. (.5 point for each correct answer)

GAME: You Be The Judge!

  • For my IJS & non-IJS skaters: Rank his PROGRAM COMPONENTS from 1st to 5th and a quick reason for WHY you put them in that order. (see ISU Program Component Description Chart below)

Since today is KURT BROWNING Day: I give you this KLASSIC Kurt...

Submit all entries to: MATT@MatthewLindCoaching.com

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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