Dummy Downhill Race 2014

Remme's Dummy wins the Race

Alpine’s annual dummy downhill race on Festival Day was on March 15th this year and the theme was ‘Jungle’.  Some years, we’ve had warm weather for this event but true to form for this winter, it was cold and snowy which is why a lot of video was shot from a window in the upper floors.  Also there is a bit of footage taken by our dummy.  He had a camera mounted on his base as he made his way to the bottom.  Again this year, due to my brother Randy’s engineering, our Jungle Fury Power Ranger was the fastest down the hill.  My nephew, Jasper, is a big fan of the Power Rangers so he and his mother Rebecca designed the dummy.


With a professional background and education in enterprise software but a lifelong love of the arts, I published my second novel, "Vision Speak", in 2010. Over the past several years, I've explored photography, film production and screenwriting. Along the way, I've questioned my obsessive pursuits - am I crazy? Perhaps this quotation from Thomas Merton serves as explanation. "Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time.” I'm still searching... 


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