Sunday, May 18, 2014

Under Armour Weekend

We were lucky enough to be invited again to the Under Armour Hospitality Weekend with Head Coaches and their wives and Athletic Directors from Under Armour schools.  Kyle and I are one of two couples who have been going to this event the longest, this was our 6th year going.  I think there were 8 couples the first weekend we went.  Under Armour has grown so much I could not begin to count the people there.  There were couples from the schools, athletes, famous people, and the wonderful, hard working people who work for Kevin Plank who remember us every year.  So it is a fun filled weekend!

We stayed at the Four Seasons right here on the right and UA offices are across the water on the left.
With all the people who attend we are taken place to place on these nice buses
Hot air balloon rides if you choose
Just love seeing the property around Sagamore Farms where Kevin Plank keeps his horses
They put on a wonderful spread of food-shrimp, oysters, tacos
BBQ brisket, corned bread, beans-anything BBQ you could think of

Under the tent party going on

Photo Booth

As we were leaving the party guess who we ran into arriving at the party.  Kyle was wearing his favorite shirt. Lucky photo opportunity!

Kyle with Mike Tyson

The morning after the big party is the day of the Preakness.  They bring us back to Sagamore Farms for a deluxe breakfast under a tent.  Everyone is dressed for the day at the races. We get to go see some of the horses and watch some of the warming up for the day.

We had breakfast with Norm and Diane Chow

Unlimited choices for breakfast

Those people who want to start their day for the race out right, you can start right at 10 am!
My favorite part is seeing the horses.  This one loved me, wanted me to take it home!
Closest I could get Kyle to the horse
2 years ago Kyle met Willie after Duck Dynasty had just been on the air 1 month.  Times have changed for them!
Jessie Palmer from ESPN
Julio Jones was just a freshman at Alabama when we beat Alabama in the Sugar Bowl
Herm Edwards (ESPN/Coach), Steve Mariucci (Coach/NFL Network), Kyle
Kyle with Colin Powell
Yes this is Tom Brady, New England Patriots QB,  I never would have guessed.  Just a regular looking guy to me.
We never usually bet on anything but at the last minute I put $20 on California Chrome to win.  Made $15.  Hope he wins the triple crown!

6 AM flight to get us home to our family.  Great week!!

1 comment: