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Mechanical bull riding

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It was rodeo night at Zest restaurant in Ebisu so I met Tim and some other friends to ride the mechanical bull. About 10 people volunteered for the first run, but I don’t remember anybody staying on for long. I lasted just over 10 seconds and Tim came down in about 3. It is much […]

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Snowboarding trip to Sahoro, Hokkaido

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Friday 10th January 2003 Met Dan at Shinagawa station and took the Keikyu line to Haneda airport. It was on the way that I realized how heavy the board and the other bag were together. Everyone else got through the security check without problem, but I had to be searched because of the metal in […]

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Photos from the Zao trip

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Funny how I have healed completely. It took more than a week the last 2 times I went. Here are the photos Rainer took: The place we stayed at The inn again David and Fujie Judd Judd again Rainer Rainer again Rainer again and again Yours truly with white hair Yours truly stuck in the […]

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Zao snowboarding day 2

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The first few hours of this morning were terrible. My feet hurt a lot and the slightly over-sized boots caused excrutiating pain. David and Fujie had to leave before lunch to visit her parents. For lunch, all I could find was plain rice and potato fries. Judd on the other hand, decided to stick to […]

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Day 1 of snowboarding at Zao

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Managed to wake up early, despite not being able to sleep till quite late last night. After breakfast, Rainer and Judd went ahead while David, Fujie and I went to rent boots, board and skiis. They didnt have the right size boots for me and that would cause me a lot of pain for the […]