Tuesday, January 11, 2011

1,2,3 Rip It!

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That’s what you’ll hear Landon and his friends yelling when they’re playing with their BeyBlades.

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Beyblades are basically metal tops with cool names like Rock Aries, Storm Aquario and Dark Wolf. They come apart and all the pieces are interchangeable so that the kids can customize them. Each blade is launched with a rip cord into the arena to see who’s is the last one standing. Some of the blades are better for speed or endurance while other blades are better for hitting their opponent and taking them out.

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Landon asked for a few for Christmas this year because all the boys in his class were bringing them to school and battling it out at recess. He got a couple sets and then bought a few more with the money he’d saved up. He’s got 7 right now, but I don’t know how many are originals because he has been trading with his classmates.

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See the one in the middle? The brown one? Well, that’s his best one.

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It’s “super strong” and can take out any of his other blades. We tested it.

2 comments:

Tony said...

I think it is 3,2,1 Let it rip!

Angela V. said...

Depends on who's counting!

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