2014 FIRST Robotics Competition FRC Day 1 in Salt Lake City


Day 1 of the FRC Competition in Salt Lake City, Utah. Wow! Many great robots took to the competition floor for their first movements and trial runs. Some worked well, others moved around a bit, and others… well, some didn’t move at all. That’s okay, the ‘pits’ were humming with students working on and improving their machines. I saw a lot of creative designs. Here is a link to some photographs of many of the robots. I look forward to the competitions on Day 2, and the Finals on Day 3.

http://instagram.com/utfrc

And live video feed of the competition

http://www.utfrc.utah.edu/live

 

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About Kenneth Richard Hardman

AncestorClips are very short stories about very real people. Each clip nurtures awareness of a time, a place, and the character of a man or woman who cultivated a path for our life. The reader feels the good, the obstacles, the happiness, the sadness, and the overcoming. They cheer us, make us resilient when challenged, give us purpose, and connect us to our multi-generational family. Each story is followed by reflections from the author and readers sharing how the story strengthened or inspired them. Ken Hardman is a son, a brother, a grandson, a great-grandson… He is also a husband, father and grand-father. Ken is a professional engineer, engineering mentor, technical writer, and associate technical fellow at a major aerospace company. He is a writer of engineering and family history stories. Please join Ken in reading, reflecting upon, or writing #AncestorClips
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