The Power Of One - CS1

Saturday, 11 July 2015

Rebels tour of Norway #part 2



The second leg of NPL (Norwegian Paintball League) was held in Hokksund. This tournament is a bit special on the weather front, they’ve held NPLs for many years and its almost always amazingly warm and sunny. This time was no different :-)
 
We have a bit of a love/hate relationship to this tournament cos it easily gets a bit hot to play, but on the other hand awesome weather to watch paintball in.

Rebels are suffering a bit under the strain of playing 3 different leagues (Millennium, SM and NPL) plus practicing a lot. Not all employers are able to let you have all the weekends off during the whole paintball season. So, with most of the key players at work they entered with some of the new guys plus a hired gun. But of course they were still aiming for the win and eager to show themselves.



The first game was against EPK, the local heroes of the field, mostly old guys with great love for the sport and some bad ass break-shooting skills (old school) Rebels won this one 4-0 but not without loosing people off the break J

Next game, and as always the hardest was against Blast. They came at it hard and the Rebels lost 4-0.

Rampage was in line after that, this is their first whole season in elite and they have proven themselves to be a good opponents. The game went back and forth for a while before Rebels closed it down with a 4-3 win.

The last team in the bracket was Kristiansund Oilers, the Rebels win was 4-0


The team  showed themselves worthy of a spot in the semis once again.

In the semi they met Xsportz, a mixture of new and old talent and this time a too hard nut to crack, Rebels lost 4-1 and proceeded to play for 3rd and 4th.

The bronze final was again against Rampage, but this time Rampage was the one that took revenge and Rebels lost 4-2 ending the tournament with a bitter 4th place.

The new guys showed what they were made of, but this time it wasnt quite enough.Some valuable lessons were learned and the team will come back stronger next time. 


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A thanx to everyone who helped us throughout the day, we appreciate you taking the time to help us so we can concentrate on the game.

And a great thanx to the people that makes this possible:

Planet Eclipse, Virtue Paintball, PBgear, Anthrax and Fight Back Design for the best gear and paint!

RVS, JKS rør, Energima and ProteinFabrikken for your support

Roy Stranna at Stranna Foto for making us look good :)


Saturday, 4 July 2015

Challenge for Children - July 19th 2015, Lakeville, MN

http://www.challengeforchildrens.com/



The 7th annual Minnesota big game Challenge for Children's is Sunday, July 19th . 

Two teams, one day. Generals this year are Bea Paxson and Colt Roberts. Colt is coming to defend his winning title from last year and Bea is coming to do one thing, WIN! The one and only Greg Hastings will also be joining the fight this year. We are expecting our biggest turnout to date with special guest appearances throughout the day, tons of food and drinks, great music, games and more. 

Visit the website for more information and to REGISTER: 
www.challengeforchildrens.com 

Prices increase to $50 starting July 1st so register today and only pay $30 with code C4CPB. Proceeds going to support the Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota.



Basic Information:

Event: Challenge for Children's

Date: Sunday, July 19th

Price: $35 to June 30th and prices increase to $50 starting July 1st

Location: MN Pro paintball park in Lakeville, MN

Must be 12 years or older to play but games and fun for all ages at the event 


Friday, 3 July 2015

Capital Offense - They know how to rally the troops !


Team Capital Offense Leaves Their Mark on Living Legends

At this year’s installment of Living Legends at CPX Sports, members of Team Capital Offense came to kick butt and give away guns – not in that order.  Living Legends has grown to be one of the “must play” games on for many paintballers, and recruiting for the factions begins as soon as the game ends.  This year Richard “Mamba” Money Jr. accepted one of the coveted command positions and the role of Richard the Lionheart supported by teammates Q-T “Aardvark” Nguyen and Vito “Ghost” Montaperto.  Mamba took the command slot six months after recruiting began, so he needed an edge to be competitive with other leaders who were considerably ahead.  What could be a better edge than more players shooing Eclipse markers?  Thus the plan was hatched to give away custom paintball guns, an event and team-branded anodized Etha, Etek5, and LV1.  Each piece would be a unique creation featuring the Living Legends logo, the Capital Offense name, and an amazing color scheme thanks to Arc Anodizing.



The team handed off these beauties to lucky winners before the start of each day, ensuing that all registered players were ready to roll at the opening horn.  In fact, one of the criteria for winning called for the winner to be ready to step onto the field, and since only players who had signed up to run under the Lionheart banner were eligible to win, the contest drew a group of motivated shooters to our side.  Aardvark also assisted at the Eclipse Pro-Tech booth to ensure that all registered players could maximize field time and get the most from their trip to Living Legends.

Saturday morning before game on, the crowd of paintballers was buzzing about the giveaway.  Amazingly, the lucky winners of the Etha and Etek5 were members of the same team, a group just entering the scenario scene with entry-level gear.  What a way to step up their game!  The Sunday morning winner of the LV1 was a relative newcomer to paintball who had just purchased a marker the day before.  After putting his hands on the custom LV1, he promptly returned his purchase.  Why would he need anything less than the best?

Team Capital Offense made their mark on and off the field, and they’re planning a return trip for Living Legends 9.