Bridge Building @ DSS

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The DSS Bridge Building competition took place on 26 March.

10 teams entered the 2018 school competition. The contest proved rather tough, with several very good bridges. A sizeable audience turned out to view the proceedings and everyone was most surprised by the results. For the first time in the history of the competition, a girls’ team won, and by quite a large margin:

1st Monica Allen, Nadine Engelbrecht, Elsi Haux (200 kg)
2nd Arno Combrink, Jacques Gouws and Pierre Stegen (140 kg)
3rd Jacob Allen, Daniel Bosman and Daniel Pop (162 kg)

Please note that even though team three carried a higher weight, the ratio of the bridge’s own weight to the mass carried is also taken into consideration.