September 2019 started with a new social media craze that is making it’s way to the timelines of hundreds of people across facebook with the – hockey photo challenge.
Unless you are one of the few people who does not use social media, you most likely have already noticed the new viral trend that consists of ‘impactful photos that people share” everyday for 10 days. The person then nominates another person everyday challenging him to do the same thing.
A whole list of FIH officials have been the first to jump into the bandwagon and have shared their photos with their friends and followers on facebook.
The challenge is about to blow out of proportion as more and more people are entering it by the second.
What exactly is the 10 day challenge?
Every day, a person has to select an image from a moment in their hockey life that has had an impact on them, or been a memorable moment, and post it on facebook without an explanation.
They then nominate somebody to take the challenge. That’s 10 days, 10 Hockey photos, 10 nominations and 0 explanations.
The viral social media trend come in many forms but have been largely taken place over facebook. Some of the popular hashtags that reflect the hottest social media challenge are #Beactive #Be positive #Be passionate #GrowtheSport.
Who is behind the challenge?
Currently, it is unknown if someone started the challenge intentionally.
Which hockey celebrities have participated in the 10 year challenge?
The viral trend got popularised first by FIH officials. FIH Development and Foundation Executive Director Mike Joyce, FIH Academy and Education Manager Andre Oliveira, FIH Sport Operations Manager Eduardo Leonardo too are a part of the bandwagon.
Others who also engaged in the campaign and shared some jaw-dropping photos were Asian Hockey Federation’s Vice President Mrs. Shin Jung Hee of Korea, Japan Men’s Hockey Head Coach Siegfried Aikman and Keely Dunn of FHumpires.com
How to enter the 10 year challenge?
Here is a simple 3-step guide to express the love for your sport ⬇️
1️⃣Select a memorable hockey image from your life.
2️⃣Nominate a friend every day you post.
3️⃣Share 10 such memorable photos over 10 days
#dontwait #getstarted #growthesport #growhockey