That’s right, in true Olympic spirit Monkey is hosting its very own Olympic games on the penultimate day of London 2012. It is going to an amazing fun-filled day of friendly competition and boozing The team that takes home gold wins a whopping 150€ bar tab! Here’s how you compete!
Teams – Assemble your team of Olympic competitors. Minimum 3 per team, Maximum 5. Remember when choosing your team that drinking may be incorporated into some of the events as well as balance, endurance, speed and skill. Teams can be girls, guys or mixed (we’ll do our best to even out any unfair gender advantages in the events). Every team will be assigned a random country to compete for.
Events – There will be several events that all or some of your team will be chosen to compete in. With sports varying from gymnastics to athletics and cycling. However, the events won’t be exactly the same as what you seen in London (apart from rhythmic gymnastics). Some of the awesome events will be..
- 100m no-spill sprint
- 200m demi drink relay
- 200m three legged-race
- Jagermeisters fastest 15 pool comp
- Artistic gymnastics – ribbon discipline
- Closest to bull – Javelin throw
- Slow one-handed drinking bicycle race
- Arm Wrestling
- Gymnastics – Longest Handstand/Longest Bridge
- Standing Long jump
- The monkey limbo
- Skateboard high jump
- GOLD – 150€ bar tab & Monkey T-shirts
- SILVER – A bottle of spirits, mixers & Monkey T-shirts
- BRONZE – A 1.5L pitcher of beer & wooden spoon
The official Monkey games judges will be Mr Ali Wilson (GBR), Mr Mesh (FR) and Mr Stephen Grieves (GBR).
Teams must be registered at the bar by 16h30 on Saturday to allocate countries. A motivational “Eye of the Tiger” will be played at 17h to commence the games.
For those of you that are working at the start time or during the event it may be possible to join a competing team or enter your team later on and try and make up for lost time in the later events.
If you have any suggestions for events we should include please post them here or on the Monkey Facebook page http://www.facebook.com/monkeychamonix.