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Friday
Feb092018

VIMFF Feb 9 -17 with Paragliding


 

Ever since I was a kid, I have always loved being in the mountains and the elements of nature. I started with hiking, but before long I was finding ever more creative ways of taking the short cut and riding gravity down: tobogganing, skiing, snowboarding and eventually paragliding. The beauty of mountains and their colorful sports also allowed me to pursue other passions including photography and independent filmmaking. 

Not surprisingly I have been glued to films featuring adventure sports in the mountains for as long as I can remember and the Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival (VIMFF) has found its regular mark on my calendar.

I have been honored to be invited to be an MC at VIMFF evenings, as well as be Speaker to do a feature paragliding presentation The Sky is Your Playground several years back. 

VIMFF has grown and produced ever finer cinematography and speakers over the years, and 2018 is sure to delight.

Starting this evening, Feb 9, and running through Feb 17, a great variety of theme nights abound. You can find VIMFF details here:  Shows,  Speakers,  Films

Some outstanding events include SUP Adventures night Sat Feb 10 at the Rio Theater and feature guest speaker Chris Bertish, who Stand up Paddled across the Atlantic! 

And of course, for all the great paragliding fans out there, Fri Feb 16 at the Rio Theatre brings Benjamin Jordan's film, Strong the Wind Blows, which features his attempt to cross all southwestern Canada's mountain ranges from Vancouver to Calgary. (Photo courtesy of Benjamin Jordan)

Looking forward to seeing all the latest great adventures people have embarked on.  Hope to see you there! 

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