Wednesday, April 05, 2006

Awana Grand Prix

Nothing makes dads more anxious than the Pinewood Derby. The boys each helped with the design. Campbell wanted a shark and Cooper wanted a whale.

Campbell came in second in his 1st heat, first in the 2nd, and 3rd in the 3rd. He had a great time. Cooper was way out in the lead - several feet, when 2 feet from the finish his rear wheel popped off. He was not too sad - he was able to race again after some repairs.

The axel design was changed this year from a two piece, to a single. It was much harder to work with than last year.

I make the boys do as much as they are able - they do the sanding, painting, and decoration.

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