Marie-France Roy has it made. Right now she’s holed up in a little cabin just outside the fishing village of Ucluelet on the western edge of Vancouver Island. It’s a fantasy forest. Sasquatch country. A wild place. She’s got chickens, a greenhouse and enough firewood for the winter. There are two houses on the land, the one she’s living in now, and the cob house she’s almost finished building. For the uninitiated, a cob house is like a normal house only it’s built with mud. Well, more specifically sand, clay and straw.
The locals wouldn’t stop talking about how it was one of the coldest winters in the past century. That didn’t stop the Arbor Snowboards crew consisting of Brandon Hammid, Mike Liddle, Mike Gray, and LP Dorval from exploring the frozen city in search of new spots, never been done tricks, and good times. Visiting a city that is so steeped in snowboard history is not only challenging but inspiring and the crew rose the occasion, breaking ground and ice to bring you Video Log: Quebec.