Archive for the category "snowboarding"

International Freeski Film Festival – IF3

Comments 9 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The International Freeski Film Festival touches down in Vancouver this weekend with five sets of screenings at the Vogue on Granville. To get everyone amped up for the upcoming ski season (which is happening soon with all the snow on the mountains around here) the IF3 brings together athletes, filmmakers, industry leaders and fans. The […]

Pro Photographer Showdown at Telus World Ski & Snowboard Festival

Comments 10 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Telus World Ski & Snowboard Festival is happening April 16 – 25th in Whistler, BC and with it comes special events and promotions. One of which is the Olympus Pro Photographer Showdown. As the pre-eminent action sports photography contest in the world, the Pro Photographer Showdown celebrates still images and the commitment required to […]

Preventable Injuries, Helmet Awareness

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Last month I was invited to an event hosted by Preventable to learn more about preventable injuries in particularly in regards to winter sports. I am a firm believer in wearing a helmet when I snowboard or cycle (and I have to be better at wearing one when I ice skate) so this was of […]

Ski and Board Trips in BC

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

With snow on everyone’s mind right now, and with the local mountains slightly occupied this February, I thought I would find out a bit more about going on a ski getaway. The very first time I strapped on a pair of skis (which was also the last time I strapped on a pair of skis) […]

Social Media Directory for Ski Season

Comments 15 by Rebecca Bollwitt

This morning I woke up to see a new Twitter update from @MtSeymourRoad: Ski and snowboard season is just around the corner and as Metro Vancouver prepares for another blustery winter, the local hills are getting ready to welcome the Olympic-sized crowds that will be flocking to the hills. Here’s how many of them are […]

First Mount Seymour Ride of the Season

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Even though Mount Seymour was busy hosting The Yeti today (a race which I originally heard about from MOMAR) I still enjoyed my first ride of the season. My niece recently learned to ski at Mount Seymour and she’s almost ready to go pro, I swear. Conditions were a bit icy but the flakes were […]