We’ve been around the world, to dozens of outdoors competitions, to expos and trade shows… but never before this past weekend, when we attended the
Seriously. The epiphany came when we were sitting atop Gerber Gear’s massive “Black Boar” van during a live broadcast interviewing an athlete.
Less than 50 feet from our setup was a literal vortex of epic outdoors sports taking place in and above the crushing waters of Gore Creek, including kayakers playing in the rapids, SUP boarders paddling downstream, a slack-liner inching over a void, hundreds of spectators, an announcer, music, gear demos, a massive GoPro tent… and so much more, all framed below a blue Colorado sky and snowy Rocky Mountain peaks above.
(See more images from the “center of the universe” on page 2 of this post.)
We were floored. We’d obtained a Nirvana of sorts there in the vortex, humming with good vibes at the Center Of The Outdoors Universe, happy to be there and no where else.
Check out our video on the Outdoor Center of the Universe. And here below are a few more shots from the scene. —Patrick Murphy
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