The Olympic torch run is coming through Lethbridge today. I took some photos and videos at the event: LETHBRIDGE, AB — JANUARY 17, 2010 Jill Quirk, who competed in the World Championship, Pan American & World Student Games Teams, was the final torchbearer and cauldron lighter in Lethbridge. Here she shares the flame with the […]
This made me laugh. It’s an animation about Dock Ellis’ “legendary LSD no hitter”. (via)
Prepare to be astonished as you watch parkour wonder Damien Walters show off his unbelievable gymnastic ability. YouTube – Damien Walters Showreel 2009.
My kayaking friend Gemma recorded some footage at the Three River Rendezvous last May. She’s finished editing and tossed it up on YouTube: [Three Rivers Whitewater Rendezvous 09 | YouTube] I make a couple of appearances in the video — I’m the guy with the bright yellow helmet, blue PFD, and red dry top.
Over the long weekend I participated in the Pinch’O’Crow paddling club’s annual River Rendezvous. Here are a few memories from my excellent weekend:
Malcolm Gladwell’s interesting article, How David Beats Goliath is about how underdogs, when playing by their own strategies, can beat out the favorite much more often than one would suspect. Eurisko was an underdog. The other gamers were people steeped in military strategy and history. They were the sort who could tell you how Wellington […]
May 15-18, 2009 Club info for the Pinch’o’Crow Rendezvous 2009. This Victoria Day long weekend I’ll be headed to Pincher Creek for some kayaking adventures at the annual Pinch’o’Crow Rendezvous. Organizer, Chuck Lee, and his crew of volunteers put on a great event each year with all sorts of river runs and clinics available for […]
This video of Danny MacAskill has got to be one of the most amazing collection of trials riding I’ve ever seen. Filmed over the period of a few months in and around Edinburgh by Dave Sowerby, this video of Inspired Bicycles team rider Danny MacAskill features probably the best collection of street/street trials riding ever […]
The NHL playoffs begin today. Personally I’m rooting for the Calgary Flames, but I’ll be happy if any Canadian team wins the cup. Whether or not you’re planning to watch any of the games tonight, take ten minutes to enjoy The Sweater, a classic Canadiana short from the NFB. In this animated short, Roch Carrier […]
Chris Paul throws it through Jason Terry’s legs and dishes to Rasual Butler for the dunk.