Best Of 2021

Best COVID coping mechanism: Milk crate olympics


Milk crate olympics

There was a lot of joy—and pain—in Tampa’s Copeland Park in late August when a group of mostly teenagers staged Tampa’s first-ever (or at least most publicized) “Crate Olympics.” The athletic event was in response to the viral milk crate challenge, and while some lamented the fact that competing in the challenge could land folks in ERs already reeling from coronavirus, it was impossible to ignore how much people just needed to do something dumb to get some sweet relief.