Kinetic Sculpture Race

Discussion in 'Random Thoughts' started by antithesis, May 30, 2004.

  1. antithesis

    antithesis Hello

    Maybe you guys won't think this is cool as I do, but it really is awesome.

    It's this annual race in Arcata, and people make these beautiful sculptures, but the sculptures have to be able to traverse pavement, sand dunes, and water and they have to be human powered only, and then they have a race that lasts 3 days. First they go from the town square to the beach and then go over miles of sand dunes, then go across the bay, through some mudflats and then back. It is truly amazing what these people do.

    Here are some pictures:



    If you want to see more the website is:

    So that is what I have been doing all weekend, it has been so much fun. I really wish I had been involved. Maybe next year...
  2. Mrs. Robinson

    Mrs. Robinson Member



    neat concept for a race
  3. WanderingturnupII

    WanderingturnupII Grouchy Old Fart

    I think it's pretty cool. Do I think it's as cool as you do? How cool do you think it is?
  4. Therefore...

    Therefore... Antidentite

    That's sweet. They have an annual Art-Car parade here in Houston. It's pretty cool, but this race is definitely better.
  5. Penny

    Penny Supermoderaginaire

    that's so great!! I love those
  6. antithesis

    antithesis Hello

    Yeah, I wasn't able to go this year because I had to work that whole weekend. Sigh.
  7. Nelo

    Nelo Member

    the pics are not showing :mad:
  8. hippychickmommy

    hippychickmommy Sugar and Spice

    That's pretty awesome stuff!
  9. antithesis

    antithesis Hello

    Calm down and take a chill pill. They are not showing because I posted this over a year ago and the pictures were from a friend's website which no longer exists.
  10. Nelo

    Nelo Member

    :mad: i cant calm down i wanted to see ice
  11. antithesis

    antithesis Hello

    What does ice have to do with anything?

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