Inspired by… free-skiing video

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JP Auclair Street Segment (from All.I.Can.) from Sherpas Cinema on Vimeo.

Just a short note to say that I am so inspired by this video that I discovered through following @kevinguenther on Twitter. This is a 4:55 minute free-skiing Kootenay street segment from an award-winning 70 minute film called All.I.Can. The production quality, music, camera angles and shots combine to create a beautiful story of sport, character and intrigue.
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There is no movement without rhythm

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Last night I took part in a drum workshop with Jordan Hanson of Hand Drum Rhythms (accompanied by Sam Lopez on bass drums). I haven’t been to a drum class in a couple of years now and I realized last night how much I miss drumming regularly. There is just such a sense of positive, fun energy that results out of playing these rhythms with a group.

Jordan told us about this video and I wanted to share it — it was created by brothers Thomas Roebers and Floris Leeuwenberg and was filmed over the course of one month in Baro, Guinea, Africa. This is how they explain it:

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