Thursday, March 29, 2007

Poiana Brasov: Sunday's fun !

Last sunday the weather was even better and we get extra 20 cm of fresh snow. Florinel being "broken" after last day's fun, didn't come with us in that beautiful day. My new ride partners were Garcea and Milu. I must say that I had pain in all my muscles, after the "crazy" saturday, the day with most of the descents of this winter.

So, here is Garcea riding down in the forest (we've specialy left the forrest untouched the day before, to have a great ride on Sunday):

He is riding like the wind :))

And falling like a youghurt box on the asphalt :)))

But it is important to be happy:

And the snow rewards you:

Did you see the cloud ?

The powder you've dreamt about it:

Milu enters the scene, and destroys his first tree:

Alert: man down ! watch out for big holes in the snow !

Milu, explaining his snowboarding technics: the leaf (frunza), the worm (rima), the rolling stone (bolovan rostogalindu-se) etc...

Sorry, I wasn't fast enough to catch Milu riding on, so my friends, no pictures of him up on the board. :D
Did I mention that he twisted its ankle ?! Beware: Snowboarding can be an extreme sport !
Did I tell you how Milu was trying to catch the ski-lift in Ruia ? After a large number of unsuccesful attempts (they stopped the skilift many times for him, his personal best was to arrive at about 8% of the lift traject :=D), he managed to let his board falling down from its feets: the board was running down faster, he crossed a slope and almost hit a poor skier ! a child who was running down with speed in the final portion of the slope, before the teleski. The child desperatelly jumped away from the running board, so it was happy end and not a tregedy, so I could laught at will hanghing in the skilift lol...


ghassane said...

Very good picture as usual.
I didn't find your email and i'm not quite sure if your yahoo email is still working.
I'm the guy who takes 1/12 of your office space (In the corner) at INRIA from february 2002 and june 2002, i didn't have a personal office key, and i'm not Rares Serban :), so do you remember me?
It was nice time i get with you and rares that year with his small laptop.
So, nice to see your website and have a nice day.

Laurentiu Barza said...

Hi ! I remember you (and the story with the DVDs about the creation of the universe). It is nice to hear from you, hello from Romania ! Laurentiu