Chris, Jake and Steve doing their pre-stomp warm up. Greg's thinking about what to do with the nail during the stomp.
Stompers this year are: Jake&Sylvie, Derek&Morag, Greg&Steve and Chris&Christa.
5 barrels....50+ teams....only 1 to be crowned purple foot champs.
Team cheer!!! What makes the grass grow....
Heat 6. Team Jake&Sylvie battles it out to try and advance to the next round.
Come on juice, come out, come out whereever you are.
We're clogged!!! We're clogged!!!
Purple feet and hands. Team Jake&Sylvie produce 1.7L of juice to secure a quarterfinal spot.
Team Greg and Steve. Greg's making sure that the nail fits the juice hole.
Team Greg and Steve: Greg's still checking that the nail fits the juice hole. Note the lack of juice flow :(
Team Greg & Steve: Eliminated due to their low-volume output (0.5L). Greg's really happy that he learned the purpose of the nail. Steve's not impressed.
Ready to stomp!!!
Team Derek & Morag: The juicer in action.
Press them grapes Derek.
Team Derek and Morag: Advances to Quarterfinals with their 1L-plus volume.
Juice in your eye. Ouch!!!
Morag happy bathing in grape juice.
Team (pantless) Christa and Chris: Stomp Christa, stomp!!!
"I think I got some in my hair" says Christa.
Team Christa and Chris narrowly misses advancing to the quarterfinals by a couple hundred mls. They did have a plus 1L output.
Team Derek&Morag and Jake&Sylvie compete in quaterfinals of 12 teams. Top 4 juice producers advance.
Team Derek&Morag really working it. Look at all that juice. They just missed advancing to the semi-final round.
Team Jake&Sylvie squeezing out the last bit of juice. They produce enough juice to make the the top 4, advacing to the semi-final round.
2008 BOOM All-Star Stompers!!!
Team cheer for the Semi-Final stomp!!!
Best 4 Stomping team in the Niagara area duking it out.
I'm cramping!!! I'm cramping!!!
The last phase of the semi-final stomp off. Team Jake&Sylvie lose to a 4th place finish. An unknown, newbie team dominated to the end winning the Purplefoot award. A change in tecnique and strategy will be implemented in 2009. Good times though!!!