Downhill Biking in Whistler

by Ed Lau on September 4, 2007

My knee still can’t handle walking up steep terrain or much walking in general so while some of my friends went off hiking in Whistler, I sat my ass next to the downhill and had a beer. When there’s snow, Whistler is one of the best ski resorts in the world. When there isn’t, it becomes a totally badass downhill biking course full of jumps and mud. The entire place is just swarming with downhillers and wow, some of these guys have serious. The speed at which some of them took the jumps was downright suicidal.

I didn’t just sit there doing nothing though. I did get to test out my new camera, which I found focuses a lot faster than my old one. I haven’t developed too many yet but I think I might get about 10-20 good ones from the close to 1000 RAW files I came home with. Here’s one…

in Photography,Sports and Health

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Stephen September 5, 2007 at 1:19 am

I better get my ass up there. I haven’t ripped up Whistler at all this year.

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Gdog September 5, 2007 at 10:40 am

Nice shot…what camera did you end up getting?

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kenny September 6, 2007 at 9:52 pm

I’m curious what camera you upgraded too as well as I am thinking of upgrading myself.

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Michael Samuel September 7, 2007 at 4:38 pm

Very nice shot! what camera model do you use because I am thinking of buying a new camera. Please answer and don’t ignore. Thanks for the nice pic.

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Ed Lau September 8, 2007 at 1:28 am

I bought a 1D MkII. There will be more details in a few days. :)

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