It feels like it’s been a LONG TIME since I wrote a blog post.
So, I’ll do a brief introduction.
My name’s Min and I’m currently スタッフのリーダー. (THAT’S RIGHT JEFF)
So…. a couple of Saturdays ago (yeah I should’ve really written this right after the event….),
JSA went to Long Beach to compete in the Southern California Undoukai 2012!
In case you don’t know what that is, or didn’t attend, Undoukai is where around 10 schools in the Southern California (+ Las Vegas O.o;;)
gather at the beach and compete in a variety of different sports events and the goal is to win(read: not get last place)
Since I had to go into work real quick in the morning, I ended up leaving a bit late, which worked out for Jimmy cause he overslept.
TOTALLY SAW THAT COMING.
Anyway, so the two of us left San Diego and I drove carefully, safely and as fast as the law allows, to Long Beach.
Unfortunately I didn’t make it in time for the beginning of Dodgeball, which was the only event I signed up and wanted to do.
So….. I took pictures instead. Oh and I helped some people feel refreshed by carrying them all the way out to sea so they can have a quick dip in the ocean.
Even though I didn’t get to play, we actually won a game of dodgeball so YAY~~ XD
Here’s a picture from 8 people 9 legged race!
Here’s a picture from the O or X game we played!
and while some of us were working hard to not lose…. I mean win, the rest of us were working even harder on another project:
What are they doing you ask? Well, this year we had a sandcastle competition, something that everyone can work on while not competing in events!
And we were working hard!!
Except…. we weren’t making a sandcastle……….
More on that later. Because after lunch, it was time for our tradition of throwing people into the ocean!
Unfortunately, running around with a good sized DSLR and carrying people to the ocean does not mix and I couldn’t get any shots of
people actually being thrown into the ocean but I did get a few after shots!
If you can’t tell, Shunpei is feeling very refreshed after a swim in the ocean…….with all his clothes on.
After lunch and all the fun in the ocean was the obstacle relay race!
The obstacle race consists of running to the opposite side, where you need to do a task and then run back.
And here is our team!
After the obstacle relay race, was tug of war!
Even though we had “TUFF THUY” “MIGHTY MAYUKO” and “SUPER SENA” we still couldn’t get 1st place……..
I MEAN WELL DONE EVERYONE!! : D : D : D : D : D PLEASE DON’T HURT ME D:
The final event of the day was the relay race!! Last year in this event, we went from bottom to 2nd place overall! Thanks to Yu-chan!
The side effect was, he………collapsed and we had to call the ambulance. what a little girl GREAT GUY.
This year, we all had 911 on our speed dial and was ready to call at a moment’s notice but once again, Yu-chan disappointed us and didn’t collapse.
My camera also ran out of batteries during this event so I couldn’t get shots at the end but here’s a pic of Yu-chan running!
So at the end we ended up placing 4th overall which means we weren’t last! which is a very important thing.
You see, the school that comes in last place gets pied in the face!! D:
Oh, so the judges came by at the end and looked at the great hole we dug in the ground and deemed that the
GREAT TRENCH OF CHINA wasn’t an approved sandcastle and we lost.
But not to worry, we ended up burying Yutaka, and your truly, in the hole and filling the sand back up and Chief Justice Wang
decided it was a good idea to get the rest of the whipped cream and put it all over Yutaka and I……………………………..
which was followed by a screaming Min and Yutaka yelling at Chief Justice Wang and swearing to take revenge.
Still all good clean fun.
We went to this Korean restaurant for dinner and we came back home! What a long day!!
I can’t believe it took me this long to write this…….sorry everyone!! Next time I volunteer I will do it in a more timely fashion!
Until next time~!