Back in 2006, Preston had an idea: have listeners build sleds using only 4 materials (Cardboard, Tape, String and Glue) and race them down a snow tubing hill. It took a lot of convincing, but the bosses at WMMR and JFBB added the The Cardboard Classic to MMR’s Day Off on the Slopes #2 (a station tradition since the mid-80’s). We did not quite know what to expect… of course your creativity blew us away!
Here is a look back some of the crazy sleds from over the years…
Sasquatch – 2015 (which fell over in .5 seconds)
Motorcycle Club – 2014
A fully functional pool table:
Can you name the TV shows that inspired these sleds? (answers below)
Lost (2006), Price is Right (2013), Munsters (2015), Gilligan’s Island (2013)
Then there was the guy who made a giant snow ball. He told us the ride was a lot more bumpy than he expected…
The tiki bars have grown over the years:
2013 Tiki Bar
Some teams bring a taste of Philly to Poconos:
The 700 Level – 2014 Frankford El – 2009Philly Pub Crawl – 2011 Yo, Adrian! 2012
Mummers Museum – 2013Only God Saves More Than Bernie – 2013
And every year we meet new, crazy, naked guys:
One year we decided to burn all the sleds at the end. It looked cool for a few minutes, then we realized that was a really, really bad idea. Live and learn!