Author Archive | Brecht de Vries

Fuck the Winter BBQ

Wednesday the 6th of December Avalanche Boarders and WETH organised a barbeque. The temperatures were dropping and the first snow of the season was rapidly approaching, but these crazy people would not be stopped. It was the best way to give winter the old middle finger: It was our annual Fuck The Winter BBQ! At […]

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Playing Beerpong with Meijer & Co

Last month the party committee organized a beer pong competition. After this was announced I immediately decided to join and not just me because 11 teams joined the competition. The teams consisted of old and new members mixed which I really liked. Being a new member it is nice to get the chance to meet […]

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The first longboard session of the year: a memorable day

Wednesday, October 18, something happened that nobody could have dreamed of: Ivar organized a longboard session together with his Street committee members(David and Rutger). We gathered at Strijp-S around 19:00-19:30 and when as last Avalanche’s newly created Food Club, represented by Martin and me(Nina) arrived at Strijp-S, the whole group longboarded/skated/cycled to the Noord-Brabantlaan. As […]

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Avalanche Intro camp 2017!

Hey all, Are you interested in joining Avalanche or are you already a member and do you want to join us at intro camp? We promise this camp will be AWESOME! We are going to skate, snowboard, BBQ, longboard, swim, trampoline jump and party hard! Seriously… You don’t want to miss it. What are you […]

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“Echt chill”

Being a foreigner I didn’t really understand the word “chill” but I heard it a lot during my week in Risoul and now I can say that this trip was SUPER CHILL. I’m also pretty new to Avalanche and snowboarding in general, but from the moment I got onto the bus none of that mattered […]

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(Snow)boarding: a way of life?

Last January we, a group of 3 anthropology students from Leiden, did a three week research for a course. The subject of our research consisted of the social behaviour of snowboarders. We ended up contacting Avalanche if we could do a part of our research in Eindhoven whilst joining in their activities. Eventually, we ended […]

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