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Surf the North
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Next day after Toronto Raptors won 2019 NBA Championship the wind picked up on Lake Erie and we celebrated Raptor’s win by surfing some waves… :)


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City life
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I’ll start this post with a quote by Jane Jacobs who was an American-Canadian journalist and urban planning theorist:
“The best way to plan for downtown is to see how people use it today; to look for its strengths and to exploit and reinforce them. There is no logic that can be superimposed on the city; people make it, and it is to them, not buildings, that we must fit our plans.”


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Sailing kelly green
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Sailing kelly green
Last Saturday we started our sailing season with official Sailpast. I had to take Friday off work to get the boat ready with new topping lift, outhaul line and other miscellaneous items, but if you ever owned a boat you know that there are always things to fix…


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New season
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After few days of preparation the boat is in the water!!!


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Whitewater magic
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Spring floods bring out Crowe Bridge waves, we had a perfect day on the wave as water lever at Crowe River at Marmora was approaching 200 m3/s. At that lever first wave becomes hard to catch in playboats, second wave disappears but third wave becomes massive


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OBX-Wind 2019
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7 days of windsurfing, awesome people, pretty sweet wind and some kiteboarding, what a week it was!!!

pic by OceanAir Sports
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Two weekends
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Winter is slowly melting away and spring is here




Weekend in New York
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You are not going to find Time Square, Statue of Liberty, Empire State Building or Donald Trump in this post because they don’t ski or snowboard. We decided to spend a weekend at Holiday Valley Resort in Ellicottville, NY so after work on Friday we packed our cars and drove there

View from the living room


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Still winter out there
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Weekend of glamping in the yurt at Silent Lake Provincial Park was pretty cool both in temperature and experience. It was nice to go for a moonlight snowshoeing and then come back to the yurt that has fireplace and proper beds


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Night snow
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Perfect evening at Mount St. Louis Moonstone


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