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Fri, Feb 16, 7:30, Rio Theatre

MEC Canadian Adventure Show

Canadian, Mountain Sports, Mountain Culture, Adventure

A night dedicated to pushing self propelled adventure & exploration by Canadians.

Date, Time & Location:

Fri, Feb 16, Rio Theatre
Evening – Doors 6:30pm Show 7:30pm



Steve Tersmette & Shawn Emmett

The story of Shawn Emmett’s and Steve Tersmette’s 2017 MEC Adventure Grant expedition: travel nearly 280 km by roughly combining the Southern Purcell Traverse and the Bugaboos to Rogers Pass traverse, two of the grand ski traverses in Western Canada, in the summertime on foot. They got it done, but it was far from easy.

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Lorraine Blancher & Robin Munshaw

In 2017, Lorraine and Robin received the MEC Adventure Grant to pioneer and develop backcountry mountain bike trails with local communities in the Atacama Desert of South America. Lorraine and Robin will join us to tell the story and premiere their film about the project.

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Director: Anjali Nayar
Origin: Canada
Year of Production: 2017
Duration: 8 min

JaBig, Montreal-based DJ, is on a quest to beat the record for the longest continuous bike ride in a single country.

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Strong The Wind Blows

Director: Benjamin Jordan
Origin: Canada
Year of Production: 2017
Duration: 35 min

After losing the love of his life, a Professional Paraglider pilot searches for meaning by embarking upon the most daring series of mountain flights in Canadian history.

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1660 East Broadway, Vancouver, BC | (604) 879-3456