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Popping Wheelies In The Sky- WITH LONNIE BISSONNETTE

                      Kicking off a new post today with some SERIOUS WILDCAT NEWS: Whenever we are approached by 9Lives scpetics, news reporters or the ever so usual eye-brows when we tell people what we represent, it is thanks to people such as Lonnie “THE LONSTER” Bissonnette that we continue to have progress in this world of open-mindedness, AND SCARE THE LIVING SH*T OUT OF PEOPLE.. Our conversations typically go something like this: Unknown: So what is it exactly you do with this,… 9Lives. 9Lives: We organize action adaptive events and sporting opportunities for people with physical differences. Unknown: OH? (the … Continue reading

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9Lives No Limits: Adaptive Skate Comp 2012 a SUCCESS!

    BURNABY BC- This past weekend, 9Lives has officially succeeded in throwing down Canada’s first-ever Adaptive Skateboarding and Wheelchair MX Competition. Even through the west-coast terrential downpour, our wildcats held their heads high and decided to continue on with their competitive performance. Thanks to Aaron Wheelz Fotheringham, all of our sponsors, athletes and audience that truly made this happen! ASC 2012 oficially a success. Check out the CBC coverage video and article here: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/story/2012/06/17/bc-wheelchair-skateboard.html A huge shout out to our sponsors that made this possible: West 49        Boardroom      Plan@t      TBApparel      Street Dreamz Boardshop      Quicksilver … Continue reading

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Rick Hansen 25th Anniversary Relay- 9Lives

Just created a video that explains about 1/4th of our experience with this amazing event across Canada. Check it out!  

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9Lives Submission Makes Olympus 72HR Filmmaker Finalist!

9Lives Adventures decided to take part in the Olympus 72 Hour Filmmakers Showdown as part of the 2012 Telus World Ski and Snowboard Festival. We put together a team with Joao Carlos and registered not knowing what to expect. We started shooting out in the field at 10am on Day 1 and carried on late into the evening due to the various different locations we chose to capture.  Day 2 was spent mostly on the mountain followed by editing which started early in the evening. Finally, Day 3 was straight editing with 3 computers, several pots of coffee and a … Continue reading

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9Lives- LIVE SEGMENTon Canada AM News!

You have to see this! Watch the LIVE segement below! http://www.ctv.ca/CTVNews/TopStories/20120323/wheelchair-bungee-jump120323/  

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9Lives Adventure Makes it to CNN!

http://www.cnn.com/2012/03/21/living/canada-wheelchair-bungee/index.html   In Spanish: http://www.cnn.com/video/?%2Fvideo%2Fspanish%2F2012%2F03%2F21%2Fcafe-burke-cibercafe-mar21.cnn#/video/spanish/2012/03/21/cafe-burke-cibercafe-mar21.cnn

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Video Rep in the UK by ITN

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9Lives Bungee Goes VIRAL!

So following the Chris Brown Weekend Getaway Experience, our very own feature feline Christine LynX Rougoor decided to upload a video of her Whistler Bungee experience. That night I had a look at her video on YouTube. At 12am her video counter was at 2,000 views! I thought it was quite a big number as most my 9Lives adventure videos have not received this kind of reaction, so it sat in my brain until the morning. It was 6:30am when I got up and went to the gym. I was on the treadmill and decided to have a look at … Continue reading

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Bungee/ Snowmobile video from Chris Brown Getaway

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Life After SCI: Series Article 5/5

Click here for the full article: http://uromed.wordpress.com/2012/01/14/whats-high-adventure-for-you-with-karim-ladki-of-9lives-aventures/ What’s High Adventure For You? With Karim Ladki Of 9Lives Adventures January 14, 2012 Leave a Comment Editor’s Note: No one goes through life without problems. However, the living of life isn’t about the problems you have, but rather what you do with those problems and how you turn a disadvantage into an advantage. Once you look around and see the difficulties other people are facing, you’ll recognize that the things you’re dealing with aren’t nearly as important or as tough as problems other people have. But another key part of having a great … Continue reading

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