In a thrilling moment during a recent Edmonton Stingers basketball game, a fan won herself free beer for an entire year. Here’s what happened.
Blyss Ward, a dedicated follower of the Edmonton Stingers, found herself in the spotlight as she took on the half-court shot challenge.
The shot, which took place during a contest held by the Polar Brewing Company, has since gone viral on social media.
She Rose to the Occasion
With nearly 4,000 people eagerly watching her, the pressure was immense. However, Blyss rose to the occasion, displaying her basketball skills with poise and confidence.
The Winning Shot
In a video capturing the moment, she sprinted toward the half-court line and released the ball just before the buzzer sounded.
The Crowd Erupted
The crowd’s eruption of cheers and applause signified her victory and ignited the entire stadium.
Everyone Was Impressed
As the video circulated, people from all over marveled at her impressive display of skill and accuracy.
They Applaud Her Accomplishment
Notably, her favorite basketball team, the Edmonton Stingers, showed their support by applauding her accomplishment from the sidelines.
She Was Shocked
In an interview following her remarkable feat, Blyss Ward admitted that she was initially shocked after landing the shot.
It Took a Moment to Sink In
The magnitude of her accomplishment took a moment to sink in, but she attributed her success to the surge of adrenaline that propelled her toward her goal.
The Large Crowd Added an Extra Layer of Difficulty
While Blyss had previously attempted similar shots for fun, the pressure of performing in front of a large audience and using a men’s size basketball on a professional-sized court added an extra layer of difficulty.
“Amazing Shot, Blyss!”
As news of Ward’s victory spread, inquiries from friends and family members poured in regarding her newfound supply of free beer. Blyss expressed her willingness to share the win, acknowledging that she would need help in drinking the year’s supply.
A Half-Court Shot and Free Beers
Several Twitter users shared their support for Ward’s victory. One Twitter user wrote, “This is what dreams are made of. Nailing a half-court shot AND free beer!”
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