Van Doren Invitational results are in!

  Vancouver’s Adam Hopkins made it to the finals, placing 5th overall in the contest out of 21 skateboarders. To cap off the action packed event, 22 year old Dalton Dern from Orlando, Florida made his mark when he conquered the infamous Hastings transfer, a trick that has never been landed before at the Hastings Skatepark, earning him a quick $1500 cash prize. You can watch the trick HERE. Finals Results:http://theboardr.com/results/2222/Van-Doren-Invitational-at-Vancouver-Finals Semi Finals Results: http://theboardr.com/results/2221/Van-Doren-Invitational-at-Vancouver-Semi-Finals Alex Sorgente, Lake Worth FL (Age 17) –  $15,000 prize Cory Juneau, San Diego CA (Age 16) – $12,500 prize Brad McClain, Livermore (Age 24) – $10,000 prize Nolan Munroe, Rindge USA (Age 22) – $7500 prize Adam Hopkins, Vancouver, BC (Age 25) – $5000 prize Tristan Rennie, Rialto, CA (Age 17) – $4000 prize Watch clips from the Finals HERE For more information visit http://www.vans.com/vdicanada ...

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WIN Tickets to FEATCanada

FEATCanada Talks March 7, Rio Theatre Doors at 6:30pm Show at 7:3opm FEATCanada 2014 Fascinating Expedition and Adventure Talks is quickly approaching and this year’s speakers are stronger than ever. With MEC as the new title sponsor, the event will sell out fast. Adam Campbell, Tiffany Melius, Chad Sayers….to name a few of the very special speakers taking the stage this year. WIN A PAIR OF TICKETS! Simply visit the FEATCanada speaker page http://www.featcanada.ca/category/news/ and share in the comment section below which speaker you are most stoked for this year. A winner will be randomly drawn on March 3 and awarded a pair of tickets for the show on March 7.     ...

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WIN! Dine at the best apres-adventure spot in Deep Cove – The Village Table!

WIN A $50 GIFT CARD AND TOQUE! Next time you play outdoors in Deep Cove, refuel at The Village Table! Like The Village Table Facebook page HERE for a chance to WIN a $50 gift certificate and a cool toque! Follow @PlayoutdoorsVan for more chances to win this month on Twitter! Browse the menu at www.villagetable.ca and tell us about what you’re most excited to taste after your adventures in Deep Cove! We will announce the winner at the end of November. Why adventure in Deep Cove? Quarry Rock, Baden Powell Trail, Mount Seymour, Best Mountain Biking in Vancouver, SUP and kayak up the Indian Arm…then feast your face at The Village Table! ...

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Death Wish or Dream? “McConkey” Review

Red Bull Media House and Matchstick Productions feed the Vancouver crowd with taurine and unveil a mind-blowing documentary on real-life Superman Shane McConkey.  No spoiler alert here. We already know how the story ends, but how are the film makers are going to get us there? DO watch it on the big screen and have Kleenex on hand.  Pay attention to the constant foreshadowing as the story unfolds. They don’t make epic ski movies like this ever… unless of course you are Red Bull. Making ski pizzas at the ripe age of two, it was clear that McConkey got his genes from his Dad, a ski star living his passion for the sport and the outdoors, even at the cost of losing his wife and child prodigy. Interviews with old friends, roommates from Burke Mountain Academy and college days in Boulder shed light on the real Shane, a gifted athlete screaming for life direction and the chance to be in the spotlight.  Refusing to play by the rules, McConkey’s gregarious personality demanded... ...

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Oct 11, 2013 0

You Can Be My Hero3

  Nothing beats a sporty life filled with adventure. Wrong. Nothing beats a sporty life filled with adventure with a GoPro. It’s the easiest most advanced way to capture, edit, flaunt, share and relive your latest and greatest adventures. For those of us who shy away from advanced technology, GoPro is simple to use, versatile and fun. Once you’ve made the decision to make a small investment in the hottest specialty camera on the market, the next step is to decide which edition to purchase.  Consider how you will use the camera, how much you want to spend and in what elements to plan to shoot.  The Hero3 comes in 3 editions, White, Silver and Black. White is the most basic and inexpensive while Black offers the professional quality and extensive options for extreme sports shooting. Let’s zoom in on the GoPro HERO 3 Silver Edition which retails for approximately $299.  The Silver Edition comes complete with waterproof housing, rechargeable Li-ion battery, QR buckle, J-Hook buckle, 3-way pivot, 1 curved and 1 flat... ...

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