Marble Runs: Thunderbolts Marble Racing Team

We hope you are enjoying our Marble League series, because we are not done yet, we still have many more marble racing teams to learn about so you can pick your favorite team!

Today we are learning all about Thunderbolts, a blue and yellow team introduced in Marble League 2016.

marble runs thunderbolts team logo printable
We made cool Thunderbolts printables to make your day more colorful!

And if you’d like to have your personal Thunderbolts poster and trading cards, we have added special printables for you to download and color!

Everything you need to know about the Thunderbolts

The Thunderbolts used to be represented by Bolta, Bolto, Boltu and Bolty until 2018, when they decided to retire and welcome the new Thunderbolts members: Thunder, Lightning, Bolt, and Shock, with Zap as a reserve and Thunder as team captain.

Thunderbolts logo Marble Runs
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The Thunderbolts’ logo features a super cool lightning bolt!

If you want to support the Thunderbolts, use the hashtag #RollingThunder!

The Thunderbolts pre-qualified for Marble League 2017 after ending in third in Marble League 2016, and then qualified agacin for the Marble League 2018 by finishing in 3rd in their group.

And we are happy to announce they have qualified for the 2020 Marble League too!

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The Thunderbolts: Thunder, Lightning, Bolt, and Shock.

The Thunderbolts Marble League Medals:

  • 2 Gold
  • 2 Silver
  • 8 Bronze
    Total: 12 medals
Marble League 2016 Mellow Yellow's iconic photo
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The Thunderbolts finished in 3rd place in one of the most iconic races in the Marble League.

The Thunderbolts’ best event is:

  • Collision (2016)
  • Bobsled (2018)

The Thunderbolts Team Members

Don’t forget to check out our awesome Thunderbolts Printables that we made just for you!

Thunderbolts Marble League 2020 season
Free printables just for the biggest Thunderbolts fans!

Due to Thunderbolts’ change of team members, we are only showing the current members’ medals here, but it’s worth mentioning that past members won a good amount of medals!

  • Thunder:
    Active years: 2019 – Present
    Color: Blue with yellow swirls
    Marble League Medals: 0
    Best event: Surfing (2019)
  • Lightning:
    Active years: 2019 – Present
    Color: Blue with yellow swirls
    Marble League Medals: 0
    Best event: Underwater Race (2019)
  • Bolt:
    Active years: 2019 – Present
    Color: Blue with yellow swirls
    Marble League Medals: 0
    Best event: Sand Rally (2019)
  • Shock:
    Active years: 2019 – Present
    Color: Blue with yellow swirls
    Marble League Medals: 0
    Best event: Funnel Race (2019)

The Thunderbolts Printables

Thunderbolts 2020 Marble League Printables
If you are a fan of The Thunderbolts, check out our free printables for an afternoon filled with marbles and colors!

Get our free the Thunderbolts Printables! They include one big Thunderbolts coloring poster and 4 Marble trading cards to draw and color the Thunderbolts’ team members!

Download them here:

More Marble League Fun

Your Kids Can Build Marble Runs Too!

My kids couldn’t wait to start their very own Marble League!

I am always a fan of new STEM games, for them, so I did a bit of research on what options were out there.

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An easy and affordable choice was this Marble Run Construction Set! With 196 pieces and unlimited combinations, I couldn’t believe how low the price is!

Let’s play your Marbles!

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