Archive for the category "snowboarding"

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 […]