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Birkie 2020 update

February 19, 2020 | Filed Under Uncategorized | Leave a Comment 

We have started uploading some of the photos that we took at the Canadian Birkie this year.

At this point, we have a gallery for the beginning of the day and the 55/55 lite and 31 km starts.

To see the images, go to the menu of our main webpage and look at the galleries under Birkie 2020 or follow this link:


Birkie 2020

February 13, 2020 | Filed Under Uncategorized | Leave a Comment 

Huge shout out to all participants of this past weekend’s Birkie. Hopefully you have now all recovered and are filled with memories that you will cherish for ever. Here is a small taste from the day. Stay tuned for log in information to view all images.

Abraham Lake

April 6, 2019 | Filed Under News, Personal | Leave a Comment 

Abraham Lake is a body of water on the upper part of the North Saskatchewan River, just off the David Thompson highway.  It is a man-made body of water that was created in 1972 with the construction of the Bighorn Dam.  Now, because the area was flooded without removing any vegetation, an amazing natural phenomenon occurs…the creation of methane bubbles.   They are created when bacteria in the water eat dead plant and animal matter, and then, as a result of “digestion,” release methane. In the summer months, the methane simply rises to the surface; but in the winter, these bubbles become temporarily frozen in time.   A couple of weekends ago, a couple of friends of mine and I went to check out the scene.   With skates in hand, we slid our way down the ice onto the lake and then spent some time skating around on the  lake.  Unfortunately, there was a lot of snow and not a lot of bubbles.  It was still pretty amazing though.  Maybe next year for even more bubbles?





Birkie 2018 Awards

April 4, 2018 | Filed Under Lifestyle | Leave a Comment 

Just posted, the Birkie 2018 Awards Ceremonies from Waskahegan.  If you received a medal, your likely in there somewhere.  Use the password “birkie2018awards.”

Birkie 2018 Finishers

April 1, 2018 | Filed Under Lifestyle, Uncategorized | Leave a Comment 

Birkie Fans – Finish line photos are now live. You can scroll the gallery to find yourself. They are uploaded by finish time, so the later you finished, the closer to the end you will be.
Go to www.janstudios.com, click on PROOFS and enter the password “birkie2018finish.” Enjoy!

Birkie 2018 Participants

March 28, 2018 | Filed Under Lifestyle, Uncategorized | Leave a Comment 

Birkie Participants – a new gallery has been uploaded.  Under the PROOFS tab, type in the password “birkie2018oncourse” to see on course images captured at this year’s Birkie. Enjoy.

Birkie Start Images

March 25, 2018 | Filed Under Lifestyle, Uncategorized | Leave a Comment 

This year’s Birkie start images are now live.
The gallery can be accessed through the PROOFS tab and by entering the password: birkie2018start.

Birkie 2018 Images

March 4, 2018 | Filed Under Lifestyle, News, Uncategorized | 2 Comments 

We are getting Birkie images uploaded to our website. We will be uploading into various galleries so that they are easier to navigate.

The Festival images are now live. You can access them through our PROOFS tab and by entering the password: birkie2018festival

We will be posting passwords at we upload more galleries.

Birkie 2018

February 14, 2018 | Filed Under Lifestyle | Leave a Comment 

Congratulations to all of the participants in this year’s Birkie.  It was an honour to capture the spirit and emotion of such a fantastic event.  Enjoy this small sample of what we captured that day.

Birkie 2017 Images

February 23, 2017 | Filed Under Lifestyle, Uncategorized | Leave a Comment 


The Birkie 2017 images are now live through our web site.

Access our web site at www.janstudios.com.

In the PROOFS section we have uploaded several galleries as there are so many images, we did not want the galleries to become bogged down.

The following passwords will get you into the various galleries:

Pre Start – birkiewarmup

Start – birkiestart

On course – birkieoncourse

Finish – birkiefinish

Miscellaneous – birkiemisc


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