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Swoard ECS 2014 - 11th session: Feedback, pictures, etc.

Post by fivat » Monday 27 January 2014, 18:05

Please, use THIS subject and only THIS one to give your feedback about the Swoard ECS 2014, so the readers do not have to open many subjects... Thanks!
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A family spirit and an excellent atmosphere reigned over this nice Session! :D The bad weather on Sunday doubtless contributed to it because we moved the stand partially inside a warm room of the restaurant with direct access to the snow. Saturday was a beautiful extremecarving day, with the sun but however a snow which was a bit too soft. On Monday, in the sun too, many participants devoted to freeriding with 30 cm of fresh snow fallen at night! 8)
We saw many new faces, as numerous repeat participants and friends.

This Session was marked by the announcement of the results of the Swoard Film Contest. The list of winners is in this topic. The movies are also available on the YouTube channel here.

Here is the group photo on Saturday:
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:arrow: Picture in very high resolution: download here (7.6 MB)

Warm thanks to all the people who helped Swoard before and during the three days. :bravo: Without them, this event would not exist. :pray2:
Not in alphabetical order: Julien, Christian (the cameraman who replaced Pierre), Romain, Marc, Jean-Pierre, Laurent, Arnaud, Anthony, François, Alex, Petr, Oleg, Rafal, Tali, Natasha, José, Valérie, Mallorie, Joerg, Jean-Manuel (the photographer and film editor) and all the people who helped to prepare the main hall on Friday afternoon.

:arrow: PHOTOS
  • Our official photographer Jean-Manuel has shot some beautiful pictures on Saturday, despite the quite soft snow, like the ones you can see below.
    The pictures will be available on the Facebook page soon.
:arrow: FILMS
  • Pierre, the usual cameraman, could not joint because of his ill wife. But Christian took over behind the camera. Jean-Manuel edited a very cool film in which we see many participants. The movie has been screened during the Saturday dinner: :bravo:
    :arrow: on YouTube:
    :arrow: for downloading: https://www.extremecarving.com/films/20 ... S_2014.zip (188 Mo)
:arrow: The dates of the Swoard ECS 2015 are confirmed: from Jan 31st to Feb 2nd, 2015 ! :D 8)

Since there is a new cable linking Grimentz and Zinal, it is also possible to get a room in Grimentz and access the slopes quickly. Zinal resort, with only 300 beds in the hotels, was becoming too small. ;-)
See you soon for new emotions! :silly:

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Re: Swoard ECS 2014 - 11th session: Feedback, pictures, etc.

Post by fivat » Friday 31 January 2014, 23:16

The post has been updated! :D

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Post by manuchill » Saturday 1 February 2014, 9:53

Yiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiihhaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa

Awesome !!!
Just like this ECS has been :pray2: :pray2:

Many thanks to everyone involved in the organisation, it has been a blast again

...and now going to watch the movie (probably again and again ;))
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Post by Matti » Sunday 2 February 2014, 21:56

Wonderfull meeting and wonderful people - thanks for all of you :clap: .

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Post by Whitey » Monday 3 February 2014, 9:03

Zinal freeride, as good as it gets! :clap3:
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Post by jussi » Monday 3 February 2014, 14:25

It's always pleasure to visit Zinal. Thank you all :clap2:

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Post by tali » Thursday 6 February 2014, 15:44

I really enjoyed the stand location on Sunday and Monday. :D It was less visible but much more cosy :wink:
The Saturday evening is unforgettable with its "il miglior film è...", Patrice testing organoleptically the quality of the Swiss slopes, and the Finnish ProBoy studio animations. :D
The great slopes on Saturday and wonderful freeride-lite on Monday afternoon...
It was wonderful to ride with all of you guys and gals, I am already looking forward to the next year. :roll:

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Post by fivat » Thursday 6 February 2014, 23:48

Romain has made a very nice "summary" of the event with timelapses here:

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:clap3: :bravo:

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Post by tali » Friday 7 February 2014, 15:38

:bravo: :bravo: :bravo:
I think it is one of the best ECS insights
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In my case, a couple of airplanes and buses should be added :D

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Post by willy07 » Sunday 16 February 2014, 8:39

very cool love it

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