Throughout the year we sponsor various events. Team eLB (and family members) believes in being fit and challenging themselves.
Santa dropped off a few sets of snow shoes at the office, so of course we had to go test them out this week. We do live in Utah, after all, where our license plates proclaim, “The Greatest Snow on Earth”. Though we agree that we have some great snow, we are trying to get the State to change it to, “The Greatest eLearning Templates on Earth”. We’ll let you know if/when that happens.
Here are a few pics of the...
Every year we show our support for our local Chamber of Commerce and attend a Chamber Ski Day event at Sundance Ski Resort. The resort is practically in our backyard… so why not ditch work for the day. Being opening day for the resort, the snow levels were weak, but we still managed to have a good time.
Here are a few pics from the...
So Brother Andrew and I work a lot while our awesome wives wrangle the kids. We thought we should give our wives a night to themselves and we’d take all the kids camping. The wives loved it, the kids loved it, and we loved it! It was a win, win, win.
Here are a few pics of our adventure.
Checking out moose
Brother Andrew and his kidos (minus his youngest)
The moose that ran through our camp
Thought is was time to update “ELB Extreme” for the past year (2011).
Here are a few of the extreme events:
Couple’s Laser Tag
We had to do a “couple’s laser tag” tournament before Brother Shawn moved to Hawaii. Brother Shawn and his wife are true snipers.
eLB Pool Tournament
Brother Shawn is the 2011 Pool Shark. He won the eLB Pool Tournament with Brother Andrew finishing a close 2nd and Brother Justin in 3rd.
Ragnar Relay Race: Wasatch Back
Brother Andrew and his wife, Sharlynn, ran on a 12 person team...
The new year started out right with a company “team building” activity. Nothing is better than laser tag at 10 in the morning on a weekday when you can have the entire place to yourself.
We were able to learn many things that all brothers should learn. For example, you are not allowed to hit, no running, no fowl language, no climbing over wall, and no crying.
The final results:
Overall Points Winner – Brother Andrew
Overall Accuracy Winner – Brother Shawn
Last Place – Brother Justin (He won the golf challenge...
Every year our local Chamber of Commerce hosts a ski event at Sundance Ski Resort in Utah. As expected, we had a great day of skiing.
Best ski outfit: Brother Andrew with his purple pants
Meanest skier: Brother Shawn spraying everyone with snow when they crash
Best looking snow hat: Brother Justin
All around best skier: Sister Kim
Most frozen: Sister Sharlynn
Nothing! It was just a long week and we wanted to get away and relax
This weekend Brother Andrew and Sister Sharlynn ran the Dirty Dash 10k race in Soldier Hollow Utah. In its first year in Utah they had 5,000 people participate.
Throughout the race there were various obstacles such as:
start by running up a muddy hill
huge bails of hay to climb over
snow maker to run against
tunnels to crawl through
walls to scale
marsh lands to traverse
and a huge mud pit/bog to crawl through
The race was TONS of fun and I can’t...
Every so often you just need to get out. We eLearning Brothers are terrible golfers. So, in the spirit of “learning” we thought we’d go hit a few buckets of balls. (it was also a beautiful day outside and we wanted to get out.)
Results of the “Who can hit the ball near the flag competition”:
#3: Shawn (that is also last place)
Easy to customize eLearning golf...
The first team eLB marathon is complete! Sister Kim and I ran our fastest marathons ever! (ok…it was also our first marathon ever) The St George Marathon was 10/3 in St George Utah and the race went through the beautiful Snow Canyon area.
I (Brother Andrew) was only 5 1/2 weeks out from my collarbone surgery and was out of training for about 3 weeks. So needless to say my body was not in the best shape. I don’t think that the medicine, trauma, lack of sleep, and plate/screws helped either. My goal was to come in under 4 hours and...
As some of you know Team eLB is sponsoring 2 runners in the St George Marathon this year (Brother Andrew and Sister Kim…Shawn’s wife). After many months of training I (Brother Andrew) may not be able to attempt my first marathon.
About 2 weeks ago I went mountain biking up Big Cottonwood canyon on the Wasatch Crest trail. After 2 flat tires and climbing Puke Hill (earning my “downhill time”) I ended up crashing and bringing my summer to a grinding halt. I was going a little fast down a long single track when I hit a...
Well, with just over a month left before the St. George Marathon, team eLB is hard at work.
Sister Kim ran her first road race on July 24th. Every year Salt Lake City has the Deseret News 10k on Pioneer Day. She did great and dropped her average mile pace by about 2 minutes!
I (Brother Andrew) did 14 miles on Saturday evening and am now starting to understand how far 26.2 miles really is. My legs where pretty beat when I was done. (humm…I have to basically go double that for the marathon…that seems crazy!) Back in June I also tried...
Often times some of the best ideas come when we’re out enjoying life. This was true for this trip. Andrew and I needed to get out and clear our heads… so of course we opted for a company retreat. We decided to head a few hours south to Moab. Did a little camping, biking and jeeping. We biked the world famous Slick Rock Trail, jeeped up the Baby’s Lions Back and then hiked around a few arches. All in all an awesome...