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The MEC Adventure Grant Awards

On Friday February 19th, 400 people packed into the RIO Theatre for the first ever MEC Canadian Adventure Night. The audience got value for money as three incredible speakers took to the stage: Rob Wood, Jimmy Martinello and Bruce Kirkby all gave deep insight into what Canadian adventure and exploration means to them.  The event also…
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2016 VIMFF Film Awards

The 2016 Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival wrapped up on Saturday night after 9 days of films and presentations covering all aspects of mountain sports and culture. The film competition was particularly fierce this year with 75 amazing films from 18 countries around the world. Our distinguished Film Jury deliberated for many days and made some…
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One Tough Mudder

A mini-Interview with Allison Tai, VIMFF Guest Speaker by Ean Jackson The truck was travelling 100k/hr when it hit her. When Alli regained consciousness, she learned that her back, arm and pelvis were broken.  Recovery was slow and involved overcoming many obstacles. Allison is an athletic coach/trainer, former Ironman triathlete, and one tough mudder. What are your top…
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VIMFF Live Art Show

Interview with Micayla Gatto - by Maja Kostanski We are excited to announce a first for VIMFF this year: a live art show featuring local artist and accomplished downhill mountain biker, Micayla Gatto. You can catch Micayla at all the Centennial Theatre shows from 6:30 – 7:30 pm in the lobby. She will be painting…
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