Behind the Lense : BC Winter Games at Hemlock Ski Resort

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by Erich Eichhorn (ISN)

February 25, 2014, Helmock Mountain, BC (ISN) – ISN photographer Erich Eichhorn braved blowing snow and some chilly temperatures to get some on and off course images of action at Hemlock Mountain Ski Resort during BC Alpine Winter Games action last weekend.

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Fly’in high with style in near white out conditions was no problem for this skier as he launches from a jump in the all-terrain park – Erich Eichhorn image ( www.allsportmedia.ca )

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Alissa Wong looks to get down course as fast as possible as a blizzard was right on the competitors heels. Races would have to be cancelled for safety reasons – Erich Eichhorn image ( www.allsportmedia.ca )

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Sport competition doesn’t just build athletes, but builds friendships along the way – Erich Eichhorn image ( www.allsportmedia.ca )

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Hemlock Mountain’s Ski Patrol keeps patrons safe in all weather conditions – Erich Eichhorn image ( www.allsportmedia.ca )

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In a landscape of white, equipment brightens the mountain with color, art, and variety – Erich Eichhorn image ( www.allsportmedia.ca )

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A snowboarder “reflects” as he looks on while trying to catch his breath at the bottom of a mountain run – Erich Eichhorn image ( www.allsportmedia.ca )

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The Hemlock Ski Club hosted the 2014 BC Winter Alpine Games – Erich Eichhorn image ( www.allsportmedia.ca )

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Aspiring young female ski racers take a break, planting their skis in front of a dynamic reminder – Erich Eichhorn image ( www.allsportmedia.ca )

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A view of Hemlock Mountain’s Ski lodge in the middle of a snow storm. The excess snow didn’t keep the diehard away, as they relished in the fresh powder – Erich Eichhorn image ( www.allsportmedia.ca )

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A young skiier is tethered up and ready to go as he waits for his instructor to return – Erich Eichhorn image ( www.allsportmedia.ca )

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Flags flew up on Hemlock Mountain as athletes from around BC converged on Hemlock with hopes of qualifying as the province’s best in their respective event – Erich Eichhorn image ( www.allsportmedia.ca )

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It was a long, but fun ride down the mountain for this snowboarder sporting an ice beard for his efforts higher on the mountian – Erich Eichhorn image ( www.allsportmedia.ca )

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Para and able athletes alike share the podium as happy victors during medal presentations on the Athletes Village on Hemlock Mountain – Erich Eichhorn image ( www.allsportmedia.ca )

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A closeup up look at the 2014 BC Winter Alpine Games gold medal as sported by a proud recipient – Erich Eichhorn image ( www.allsportmedia.ca )

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