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FUN AT BIG WHITE

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2010

This past weekend was a blast at Big White. For the past couple years, I have been organizing a Vancouver video game industry/tech industry ski and snowboard trip. We usually go to Big White, and every year I look forward to hanging out with friends, past and current coworkers, and meeting new people. Here are just a couple pics from our trip, but I have a pretty awesome video coming up with snowboarding footage and some funny moments… but I still have a Kicking Horse video to edit so that will come first.

On the bus

Here we all are heading up on the bus… sold out again this year! 56 peeps.

Peeps on the chairlift

Friends on the chairlift… Crista, Trevor, Allan, Greg, and Mozy.

Chairlift pics

Here I am on the chairlift looking all covered up. It was a bit chilly.

Making drinks

We had a big get-together on Saturday night after boarding… about 80% of the bus showed up which was pretty good! Lots of fun to have everyone together and have some drinks. You can see Rielly (thejerk) in the background here. He got some hilarious footage which I will edit into our video.

Drinking games

Many drinking games were played that night…

Cabin party

And I think we all had a great time!

Tequilas

There was also tequila…

At Snowshoe Sam's

… and then we headed out our “usual” bar there, Snowshoe Sam’s. It’s always a great time, and like every year, I ended up playing on the foosball table half the night.

Walking back

The walk back from the bar is never a pretty one.

Allan tying up some randoms in Christmas lights

Allan somehow managed to find Christmas lights and he tied some randoms up. Haha.

On the uh, chairlift

Hanging out on the chairlift…

Boarding

The snow was really great at Big White even though we didn’t have a dump of fresh snow. It’s so cold and dry up there that it stays really nice.

Crista

Crista looking cute!

Us vs. the dog

Me and Trev vs. the dog. Not sure what it was doing up there!

Tree jib

We got some great video footage from the two days at Big White… we found tons of natural jumps and jibs… here’s a little teaser for the video… check out that awesome tree jib!

More to come soon. Thanks for reading!

SUN PEAKS BOARDING RECAP

Wednesday, February 18th, 2009

I have some great news to tell everyone (x2) soon… I can’t wait to share!

In the meantime, here is a little recap of the ski trip to Sun Peaks two weekends ago. The snow wasn’t great and we didn’t get any fresh snow at all, so most of it was spent ripping around the mountain doing little jumps and having fun… and the evenings spent drinking, doing some stupid things :)

Check out the video by clicking above! Note: This video is not 100% work safe, but it’s not too bad. Featuring snowboarding at Sun Peaks, our condo there, drinking, wrestling, and tequila drinking.

Trev and J on the chairlift

Trev and J on the hill..

Sun Peaks condo

Our condo was great!..

Getting the Patron tequila out on the hill

Getting out the Patron on the hill..

Getting ready to go out

Some of the group getting ready to go out to the bar..

Our group was seriously hitting up the dance floor

Our group hit the dance floor hard, haha..

On the way back to the condo after a long night out

We wandered around a bit afterwards on the way home after a long night out..

... like running all over snow banks

… like running around on snowbanks ;)

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