01.31.2012Personal Tech

PHOTOS: Verizon Training Ground Day at Super Bowl 46 NFL Experience in Indianapolis

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Indianapolis area charities earned $1,000 grant donations from Verizon after a friendly celebrity competition led by Colts players Pierre Garcon and Adam Vinatieri in the Verizon Training Ground at the Super Bowl 46 NFL Experience.

Media players were represented by WTHR, Fox59, WRTV and WISH. Other Indiana celebrities included the Indiana Fever’s Tamika Catchings, “Survivor” reality show TV star Rupert Boneham and Indiana Pacemates.

Teams jumped through a simulated obstacle course, tossed footballs through targets, performed a touchdown dance and used NFL Mobile for a trivia test. No team lost in our friendly competition because each team earned $1,000 grants for the Little Red Door Cancer Agency and the Kaleidescope Youth Center.

Team Garcon poses with Verizon’s Montell Staples with a $1,000 check presentation to Little Red Door Cancer Agency after the Verizon Training Ground Day activities. (From left to right: Little Red Door Cancer Agency Communications and Marking Coordinator Amy Burkhart, 24 Hour News 8 Sportscaster Chris Widlic, Indiana Pacemate Desiree Crowe, Indianapolis Colts receiver Pierre Garcon, Verizon District Manager Montell Staples, Indiana Fever player Tamika Catchings, Inside Indiana Business Host Gerry Dick, Fox59 Sports Report Brittany Diehl)

Survivor reality veteran Rupert Boneham makes his way through the dummies at Verizon Training Ground Day in Indianapolis.

Players check their stats and watch their touchdown dance videos at Verizon Training Ground.

A shot of the entrance of Verizon Training Ground in the NFL Experience.

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