Easter Saturday was not just about cute Easter bunnies and egg hunting this year, no – this was crazy lunatic day in Revelstoke (and other ski resorts around North America), namely G.N.A.R day! G.N.A.R stands for Gaffney’s Numerical Assessment of Radness and was invented as a game by Scott Gaffney and extreme skier Shane McConkey and is all about having fun while skiing. Participants drum up points by doing the most ridiculous things; like calling your mother on the phone while skiing down a steep chute with no clothes on! Or skiing up to a stranger saying “I’m the best skier on the mountain”. G.N.A.R day falls every year on the 26th of March as a tribute to Shane, who died on this day in 2014 while ski base jumping in the Dolomites.
The last ski race weekend not only saw some great skiing by the Revelstoke U12 kids but also some great entertainment while waiting. Oh yes, we had naked people here too! Continue reading “Would Jesus have turned in his grave?”