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Hudson Valley students help break world record
Racing to stack plastic cups in pyramids -- while blindfolded or on scooters -- students from the Hudson Valley helped break a world record in sport stacking Tuesday.
Across New York, 76 elementary, middle and high schools took part in breaking the record for "Most People Sport Stacking at Multiple Locations in One Day." More than 2,600 schools and organizations representing some 30 countries participated in the event organized by the World Sport Stacking Association.
Hudson Valley schools participating included Goshen Intermediate School in Orange County and Rondout Valley schools in Ulster County. In Goshen, students had a blast during stacking relay races, speed stacking, blindfolded stacking, pyramid stacking and scooter stacking.
According to the association, stacking helps develop hand-eye coordination and teamwork skills. According to this education reporter, it looks like fun.
Pictured: Goshen Intermediate School students Genevieve Babyak and Jacklyn Cazares race to stack cups while riding scooters Tuesday as part of a worldwide effort to break a world record.