Photos – Madison Avenue Soapbox Derby

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt September 27, 2014

The residents of Madison Avenue in Oakhurst held their fourth annual Soapbox Derby on Saturday. Photographer Jonathan Phillips dropped by and sent us these photos. The annual derby event raises money for needy children in Decatur.

Photo: Jonathan Phillips Jack Kelly takes a bite of ice cream as he sits in his car made to look like a fighter jet from the movie Top Gun before the start of the 4th annual Madison Ave. Soap Box Derby in Decatur on Saturday, September 27, 2014.

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Jack Kelly takes a bite of ice cream as he sits in his car made to look like a fighter jet from the movie Top Gun before the start of the 4th annual Madison Ave. Soapbox Derby in Decatur on Saturday, September 27, 2014.

Photo: Jonathan Phillips Greg Waldrop makes last minute adjustments to the braking system for the Ecto 1 from the movie Ghostbusters before the start of the 4th annual Madison Ave. Soap Box Derby in Decatur on Saturday, September 27, 2014.

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Greg Waldrop makes last minute adjustments to the braking system for the Ecto 1 from the movie Ghostbusters before the start of the 4th annual Madison Ave. Soapbox Derby in Decatur on Saturday, September 27, 2014.

Photo: Jonathan Phillips Harriet Berry flips burgers on the grill before the start of the 4th annual Madison Ave. Soap Box Derby in Decatur on Saturday, September 27, 2014.

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Harriet Berry flips burgers on the grill before the start of the 4th annual Madison Ave. Soapbox Derby in Decatur on Saturday, September 27, 2014.

Photo: Jonathan Phillips Jacob Donald (left) puts a shark fin helmet on Penelope Netherton's head as she sits in a fellow racers vehicle before the start of the 4th annual Madison Ave. Soap Box Derby in Decatur on Saturday, September 27, 2014.

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Jacob Donald (left) puts a shark fin helmet on Penelope Netherton’s head as she sits in a fellow racers vehicle before the start of the 4th annual Madison Ave. Soapbox Derby in Decatur on Saturday, September 27, 2014.

Photo: Jonathan Phillips Brady Lewis takes a photo of the delorean from the movie Back to the Future before the start of the 4th annual Madison Ave. Soap Box Derby in Decatur on Saturday, September 27, 2014.

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Brady Lewis takes a photo of the delorean from the movie Back to the Future before the start of the 4th annual Madison Ave. Soapbox Derby in Decatur on Saturday, September 27, 2014.

Photo: Jonathan Phillips Sam Hogan checks out a car made to look like a bed before the start of the 4th annual Madison Ave. Soap Box Derby in Decatur on Saturday, September 27, 2014.

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Sam Hogan checks out a car made to look like a bed before the start of the 4th annual Madison Ave. Soapbox Derby in Decatur on Saturday, September 27, 2014.

Photo: Jonathan Phillips Eric Blue (left) and his wife Erin escort their son Dylan to the starting line during the 4th annual Madison Ave. Soap Box Derby in Decatur on Saturday, September 27, 2014.

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Eric Blue (left) and his wife Erin escort their son Dylan to the starting line during the 4th annual Madison Ave. Soapbox Derby in Decatur on Saturday, September 27, 2014.

Photo: Jonathan Phillips Ian Cooper takes off from the starting line during the 4th annual Madison Ave. Soap Box Derby in Decatur on Saturday, September 27, 2014.

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Ian Cooper takes off from the starting line during the 4th annual Madison Ave. Soapbox Derby in Decatur on Saturday, September 27, 2014.

Photo: Jonathan Phillips Calliope Snook waves a checkered flag during the 4th annual Madison Ave. Soap Box Derby in Decatur on Saturday, September 27, 2014.

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Calliope Snook waves a checkered flag during the 4th annual Madison Ave. Soapbox Derby in Decatur on Saturday, September 27, 2014.

Photo: Jonathan Phillips Lola DiCarlo (left) rides shotgun next to her brother Rocco as he steers down Madison Ave. in Decatur during the 4th annual Madison Ave. Soap Box Derby on Saturday, September 27, 2014.

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Lola DiCarlo (left) rides shotgun next to her brother Rocco as he steers down Madison Ave. in Decatur during the 4th annual Madison Ave. Soapbox Derby on Saturday, September 27, 2014.

Photo: Jonathan Phillips Rowan Wall (right) starts to flip as his father Chad rushes to his aid during the 4th annual Madison Ave. Soap Box Derby in Decatur on Saturday, September 27, 2014.

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Rowan Wall (right) starts to flip as his father Chad rushes to his aid during the 4th annual Madison Ave. Soapbox Derby in Decatur on Saturday, September 27, 2014.

Photo: Jonathan Phillips Sage Powell steers a squid down Madison Ave. in Decatur during the 4th annual Madison Ave. Soap Box Derby on Saturday, September 27, 2014.

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Sage Powell steers a squid down Madison Ave. in Decatur during the 4th annual Madison Ave. Soapbox Derby on Saturday, September 27, 2014.

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