Teva Mountain Games – Winter 2012

Every summer for the past decade locals and visitors to the Vail Valley have gathered to watch some of the world’s toughest athletes compete in the Teva Mountain Games. It’s an amazing four… Continue reading

Expressing Motion with Still Photography

In an effort to continue creating more interesting and engaging still photographs, I recently practiced panning.  Panning is a technique that still photographers use to evoke the feeling of motion in a non-moving… Continue reading

Ladies and Gentlemen We’ve Started Our Descent…

…into winter. Seriously.  Yesterday when I walked down the steps into Vail Village the water fountains were dry.  Dry. The Town of Vail drains all the village water features each year sometime in… Continue reading

Whatcha Listening To, Brah?

That’s what some guy said to me last season on a perfect Colorado powder day at the top of Chair 39 in Blue Sky Basin.  I was shaking to a song on my… Continue reading

Teva Mountain Games – Summer 2011

The 2011 Summer Teva Mountain Games ended yesterday.  We had bright sunshine with warm temps during the day and colder temps at night to keep the crushing torrent of spring snow melt somewhat… Continue reading

Off Season?

Vail Mountain‘s closing day was this past Sunday, April 24, 2011.  All the traditional off season indicators have appeared.  And the valley continues to get snow. Bridge Street is silent.  Completely void of… Continue reading

Grampa’s Leica Camera

It’s March 29 and Colorado continues to get great snow.  Here’s a shot from yesterday morning in the parking lot after an evening that crushed. We got more of the same this morning… Continue reading

Spring Training

I’m sitting at my desk with the window open watching snow melt rushing down the Eagle River on March 20, 2011 – the first day of spring.  Winter is officially over.  Just as… Continue reading

The Game Changer

I’ve been standing sideways since 2003.  I love it.  I love it so much that it’s become a part of who I am.  On any given day riding allows me to connect with… Continue reading

Westward Expansion (not the bad kind)

A good block of time has passed since my first and only post.  Here’s hoping another four months won’t elapse before the third entry.  So I’ve been living in an epoch filled with… Continue reading