Posts Tagged ‘you’re not sushi – you’re chicken!’

It’s almost time! Mark your calendars/iPhones/Blackberries!

Monday, September 1st, 2008

Roosters are always on time – and you will be, too!

Red Bull Soapbox Vancouver 2008 is just a couple of clucks away!

When: Sunday, September 7, 2008
Where: West 4th Ave, from Vine to Burrard (in Kitsilano)

The races start at 1:00 pm, but the pit area will be open to the public at 11:00 am.

Be sure to visit our GIANT CHICKEN! Trust me, you won’t be able to miss it…

Chicken wire for the chicken car

Tuesday, August 19th, 2008

Let’s see how our roast chicken soapbox car is going…

Our team has scars from working with lots of chicken wire (ugh, these puns write themselves).

Time to papier-mache! Our car is bigger than a Smart Car, even without the drumsticks and wings. Yowsa.

You’re not sushi – you’re chicken! official team bio

Thursday, August 14th, 2008

It’s online on the official Red Bull Soapbox Canada site! Tear into the meat & bones of our team.

Building the cart, or as we call it, preheating the oven

Tuesday, July 29th, 2008

Let’s see what we’ve been up to…

Leonard uses the angle grinder

Leonard uses the angle grinder and shows the metal frame who’s boss. It’s a loud tool. Leonard can keep that task.

Look! A bike wheel!

Jenny has second thoughts on what she’s signed up for…

What’s in a name: Origin of You’re not sushi – you’re chicken!

Friday, July 25th, 2008

How did we come up with the name and inspiration for our chicken soapbox car?

We owe it all to some random guy who yelled at us during our Red Bull Flugtag Vancouver 2006 flight as Sushi Gone Wild. Listen carefully to the short clip below (and don’t get too distracted by all the booing and the calls for us to “jump!”).

So thanks, Random Guy!

The plan: You’re not sushi – you’re chicken!

Sunday, July 13th, 2008

Here is the sketch we submitted to Red Bull:

You\'re not sushi - you\'re chicken! sketch
Who knows what the final product will actually look like 🙂

You’re not sushi – you’re chicken! welcomes you

Friday, July 11th, 2008

We’re at it again. First we were Sushi Gone Wild in Red Bull Flugtag Vancouver 2006, now we’re You’re not sushi – you’re chicken! in Red Bull Soapbox Vancouver 2008.

Keep returning to this blog as the summer progresses for updates on the construction of our cart, info on the team members, and what the origin of the team name is…

In the meantime, mark your calendars:

Sunday, September 7, 2008
Location: West 4th Ave., Vine to Burrard in Vancouver