2Pointober 2017 WINNERS!
October absolutely FLEW by, and here we find ourselves in November with the WINNERS of 2Pointober 2017! Before we get to the good stuff, here are some rather impressive numbers to sum up the competition:
Stats & Accolades:
- 17 Riders doubled their baselines or better
- Average longest time spent in 2pt position was 8 minutes
- That's quadruple the average baseline time of 2 minutes
- Total sum of all riders' longest times was over 3.5 hours
Those of you who gave the challenge a shot this year deserve a major pat on the back. And especially those of you who kept on working, week after week, burning muscles and all, toward your own improved strength and ability as riders -- Y'all are basically heroes. Well done!
|Rider||Blog||Baseline||Max Time||% Improved|
|Anxious Eventer||Anxious Eventer||0%|
|Bee Tea||Riding to B||0%|
|Beth||A Truby in Tucson||383%|
|Britt||A House on a Hill||0%|
|J. Alexander||It's Cosmic|
|Kaity||The Repurposed Horse||125%|
|KateRose||Peace & Carrots||0%|
|KC||The Pilgrim Chronicles||734%|
|L Williams||Viva Carlos|
|Mandy||The Everything Pony||167%|
|Megan||Phoebe the Freebie||1,115%|
|Megan K||Go Big or Go Home||0%|
|Molly||One Bud Wiser||168%|
|Nadia||3day adventures with horses||402%|
|Niamh||Misadventures of a girl and her OTTB||21%|
|Nicole Sharp||Zen Baby||0%|
|Olivia||DIY Horse Ownership||0%|
|Sara||The Roaming Rider||769%|
|SarahW||My Red Mare||0%|
|Teresa||Journey with a Dancing Horse||400%|
|Tracy||Fly On Over||0%|
For your efforts, please right click on the below Participation Ribbon Badge to save it for upload and display on your blog's sidebar or in a post!
We'd also like to take a moment to congratulate the Top 5 Finishers for each division:
|Longest Time||Most Improved|
|Nadia||3day adventures with horses||Megan||Phoebe the Freebie|
|KC||The Pilgrim Chronicles||Fig||Topaz Dreams|
|Emily Frank||Sara||The Roaming Rider|
Congrats to you too - and please grab the below Ribbon Badge recognizing your extreme prowess at holding your two point position for longer and longer times!
And finally, we'd like to congratulate our 2017 Two Point Challenge Champions and Reserve Champions for Longest Time and Most Improved:
|Longest Time||Most Improved|
|L Williams||Viva Carlos||Alex||TheHorseDream|
|J. Alexander||It's Cosmic||Amanda||Bel Joeor|
Champions and Reserve Champions - each and every one of you laid down a very impressive longest time! My hat is off to both L. Williams and J. Alexander for lasting a muscle-melting 40+ minutes, you're both rock stars!
And special congrats to Alex and Amanda for proving why this practice is so valuable by blowing their original baselines out of the water to finish with very respectable 8+ minute finishes. Way to go!
In addition to your Ribbon Badges, please get in touch with me via the contact form on my blog (menu to the left!) or Facebook or email if you prefer, to claim your real life omg so awesome prizes!!!!!
Thanks again to all of the 2017 participants for sharing in on this excellent community challenge to be the strongest riders we can possibly be! I hope you enjoyed following along, and especially hoped that you maybe found a few new blogs in the process! Be sure to check out all of this year's participants linked in the table above!