Slalom-Medalists-at-Youth-Olympics

Winner-of-the-DayTripper-TV-Photography-Competition-both-the-Grand-Prize-and-first-prize-in-the-Portraiture-category.-This-image-was-taken-in-Innsbruck-Austria-in-January-2012-during-the-Youth-Olympic-Winter-Games.-My-niece-Roni-Remme-was-invited-to-represent-Canada-for-Alpine-Skiing-so-twelve-of-her-family-fan-club-members-made-the-trip-over.-On-the-final-day-of-racing-she-delighter-her-fans-when-she-came-in-second-in-the-Ladies-Slalom-event.-Immediately-after-the-race-they-did-a-small-ceremony-at-the-bottom-of-the-hill-and-it-was-quite-snowy.-They-were-actually-facing-reporters-and-each-were-interviewed-by-television-crew-afterwards.-Then-they-were-whisked-away-for-urine-tests-and-received-their-actual-medals-later-that-night-in-the-ceremony-in-the-square.-The-actual-medalists-for-the-Ladies-Slalom-were-GOLD-VLHOVA-Petra-SVK-Slovakia-SILVER-REMME-Roni-CAN-Canada-BRONZE-TKACHENKO-Ekaterina-RUS-Russian-Federation

Eden

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...