Well 2020 its been a weird one, between pandemics, lockdowns, work and family I haven’t really managed to get out and do anything adventurous. So I thought I would least get a post up and add a few photos that I have managed to take over the last few months. A quick post lockdown mission to Craigieburn and ChCh Adventure park before the weather cancelled riding for the season. And a couple of shots from earlier in the year at Skyline in Queenstown. So many tables haha!
The last couple of weeks in NZ have been firing on the ski front, check out a gallery of ski shots from the last few weeks missions.
Well I have been on holiday in the USA doing some sightseeing and skiing around places that I have wanted to tick off the bucket list for a long time. So most of this update will be some personal imagery from my travels and a few mtb bits and pieces from before I left.
First up we went to McGazzafest in January which is always one of the best times on a bike in NZ. If you haven’t before go and check out the Kelly McGarry Foundation and see how they are continuing to keep the big mans legacy going and supporting NZ biking. Check out the Mcgazzalanche mass start race below.
Next up was some chill time in Hawaii, you can check a gallery of shots below, mainly sunsets and landscape.
Next up was some skiing in the states, got to check out some pretty rad spots. I didn’t really have my camera out much except for some occasional landscape shots and the only sunshine day where we managed to get out for a tour in the backcountry behind Alta.
And last but not least a shot from up Mt Lyndon from a bike mission earlier in the year that never found a home! Im back from relaxing so keep an eye out for a pile of new content to come out soon!
Its been a bit slow on the updates as I have been doing some different commercial work which I can’t post yet! In the meantime here are some shots from a few sunrise missions we have been on to snag some NZ powder goods. Mt Olympus aka the playground of the gods put it on for an epic powder day.
Bit of a test of the Peak Designs Capture Plate while enjoying the snow at Mt Olympus.
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Checking out the recently revamped step up at the local bikes trails when they were finally dry enough to ride, I got the flashes out and took a couple of MTB shots. Was good to get some external lighting out as I haven’t shot that style of photo for a while.
Something a little bit different – but I got the chance to visit Ayers Rock while doing some work a month or so ago.. And managed to get out for a few shots in between. Uluru is an incredibly interesting and cultural place to visit and is a must do for anyone visiting Australia. Check the photos out below: