Extremely Fun

While in New Zealand Josh took advantage of the extreme sport offerings to make his memories.  Cave tubing, glacier hike, river surfing, and bungee jumping.  He took the GoPro with him on all of these and I made a video the other day of his bungee experience.  He chose the longest fall available in Queenstown.  A 134 meter jump from a gondola suspended on cabled over a river valley.  It’s called the Nevis Bungy and as you can see from the video it is every bit extreme.

Too Many Cameras?!?

I’m a firm believer that you cannot in fact have too many cameras. My collection is just grew a little this month. For my birthday Josh gave me a GoPro Hero3 helmet cam. Just in time to take on our big trip.


This little guy is a powerhouse, perfect for diving. I have in the past used an underwater housing for my DSLR (a Nikon D5100), but that ended badly in Mexico this year.

Not only will this be awesome underwater but with HD video and time-lapse shooting options; we can make some very cool videos. Josh already wants to re-shoot the video we made of us setting up the trailer. He also wants to strap this thing to Pippi but I fear she might not be cooperative.


My girlfriend Ree, whom we are vacationing with, also has a GoPro. We should be able to create some cool stuff with multi-angle.