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Showing our competitive spirit: The Morning Show’s Not So-lympics

Carries on the torch and facing off with River City Live

Highlights and the "medallion" ceremony (not quite medals) after Friday's Morning Show Not So-Lympics
Highlights and the "medallion" ceremony (not quite medals) after Friday's Morning Show Not So-Lympics

JACKSONVILLE, Fla – To celebrate the official start of the Olympic Games, we wanted to get in the competitive spirit and try out some less conventional games on The Morning Show.

These are events you won’t see in Tokyo.

You might have seen our friends Mark, Eden and Rance trying their hands in some Not So-lympics throughout the week on River City Live.

Going for gold (or really, just good enough), we tested our accuracy and ingenuity in the Paper Airplane Toss (Oh, Lena... haha)....

To celebrate the official start of the Olympic Games, we wanted to get in the competitive spirit--- and try out some less conventional games here on the Morning Show. To start off, the paper plane competition.
To celebrate the official start of the Olympic Games, we wanted to get in the competitive spirit--- and try out some less conventional games here on the Morning Show. To start off, the paper plane competition.

Stretched our brain cells in Mental Gymnastics (some stretched more than others)....

In the next round of the Not So-Lympics, we engage in the battle of the minds over Olympic trivia.
In the next round of the Not So-Lympics, we engage in the battle of the minds over Olympic trivia.

Got into a good rhythm with a Hula Hoop Marathon (go, Lauren, go!)...

Not So Lympics: Hula Hoops

And faced off in a Rock, Paper, Scissors challenge.

We'll try our hands at a round of Olympic "Rock, Paper, Scissors.
We'll try our hands at a round of Olympic "Rock, Paper, Scissors.

We also had team events, where The Morning Show team (minus Lauren) faced off against the crew from River City Live, including Bean Bag Toss...

It's time for the Bean Bag toss event in our Not-So-Lympics competition.
It's time for the Bean Bag toss event in our Not-So-Lympics competition.

And Tug of War. This one was unique -- because while it’s not an Olympic event today -- it was from Paris 1900 to Antwerp in 1920.

It's time for the Tug-of-War event in our Not-So-Lympics competition.
It's time for the Tug-of-War event in our Not-So-Lympics competition.

So who took home the Golden Medallion (Not-quite gold medal)? Check it out in the video at the top of this article!