Jump Ship - Course Build Photos and Video

Jun 7, 2011 at 23:19
by Aaron LaRocque  
Well we officially have something real to show you! After many many months of hard work behind the scenes, our barge came in today and the course build is nearly complete. Tomorrow we'll be putting on the finishing touches, hanging the banners and taking our first test runs! Come down to Victoria's Inner Harbour this weekend to enjoy Jump Ship, a free event brought to you by the Dockside Mountain Bike Society.

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view from the top as we re building it.
The course has landed! Here we have the barge parked in beautiful downtown Victoria.

www.jonlakephoto.com Most of the jumpship crew
Part of the crew poses for a shot at the end of a long day

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The barge meets the venue for the first time

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Jordie discusses details while the crew continues with the course build

Jump Ship rider list:

1: Brandon Semenuk
2: Tyler McCaul
3: Eric Lawrenuk
4: Geoff Gullevich
5: Sam Dueck
6: Mitch Chubey
7: Anthony Messere
8: Jamie Goldman
9: Casey Groves
10: Andrew Taylor
11: Graham Aggasiz
12: Luke Fulton
13: Jarrett Moore
14: Christian Wright
15: Jack Fogelquist
16: Mike Montgomery
17: Kurt Sorge
18: Reece Wallace
19: Evan Mccurrie
20: Justin Wyper
21: Scott Grant
22: Jordie Lunn
23: Mark Matthews
24. Alan Hepburn

For more details on Jump Ship check out www.JumpShipContest.com or for most up to date news check out our facebook page at facebook.com/jumpshipcontest


59 Comments

  • 14 0
 man, that is one sexy bike sittin' there on that jump.
  • 13 1
 im just curious, but where do you get speed for the kicker on the left? the one with the bike on the landing
  • 7 0
 Jordie says you pump the roller before it... I am skeptical, but have no reason to doubt him. Guess we'll see tomorrow!
  • 1 0
 I was gonna' say that bike looked just like yours derek. lol
  • 1 0
 I really think they should make a skate park if they do this in the future: multiple stories, more efficient area use. Just my thoughts though. o.O world travelling skate park?????
  • 4 0
 i think i know what boat im stealing.....
  • 2 1
 We never did check to see if it would float though...
  • 2 0
 seems to be doing OK.
  • 3 0
 I meant your bike Smile
  • 1 0
 it does. I checked.
  • 6 0
 Better show up if you are local and reading this! The Helicopter rolls in on Saturday for the big air comp, beer gardens are open Friday-Sunday, camp of champions air bag is on site and free for you to hit up as well and we have lots of raffles on the go with a complete Banshee bike and a bike from Norco! Spread this around!!
  • 3 0
 I just checked out the barge... There is a short roll in to a large gap on the first jump... the jumps are big... if the Riders are tricking all of those, then this is going to be pretty damn crazy. You really should plan to attend this if you can.
  • 1 0
 I was super stoked on this event, but then all the local island DJs got involved and now the majority of the people coming to the event are the dirty victoria rave hippies. More people stoked on the music and not the comp on the facebook page, gross.
  • 4 1
 Really, I think a shit like this should travel all around the World for events in every nation. So awesome!
  • 16 0
 wow I was really F'd up this morning. Instead of shit, I mean SHIP. Peace!
  • 1 0
 hahahaha
  • 3 0
 now to see how many bikes end up in the water, that would be quite gutting fror the rider
  • 3 0
 They need to build a jump into the sea!! that wiil be cool.
  • 3 0
 i'm not going to lie. i thought it'd be bigger. still pretty Steezy!
  • 2 0
 you can only go so big on a barge..
  • 1 0
 but still, hell barge was bigger
  • 1 0
 The pics don't do it justice, the barge is huge!
  • 1 1
 but seeing after hell barge in person (i was at the baseball game they filmed at) I don't think you could get a barge much bigger than hell barge. Big barges abound in SF bay, but Hell barge was a freaking monster.
  • 1 0
 Is it just me or is that thing listing to one side? You'd think they'd check the level of the deck and add some weight (more dirt) to the high side....
  • 1 0
 i think its just the perspective, but you may be right
  • 3 0
 it is definitely listing. You don't notice when you're on it though.
"Just pretend they're all hips" - Luke fulton
  • 1 0
 IT was leaning quite a bit but to balance it out they would have need about about 200 tons of what ever!! i know that seems like alot and maybe even a rumor but its not i was down there helping and thats what jordie (track designer) and Geoff (Jumpship event planner) said it would take
  • 1 0
 well, the good news is the "hot" tub did balance it out... kinda.

Thank god for magical 200 ton 4-person mini-tubs. lol
  • 1 0
 Can't believe I live only 3 hours away and can't make it down for this. Best riders on the slope scene, AND the COC Big Air Bag?! Gahhhh Facepalm
  • 2 0
 How epic would it be seeing that coming towards your local harbour?
  • 2 0
 Why does not Cam McCaul on the list?
  • 2 0
 getting married.
  • 3 0
 shouldn't Tyler be going to the wedding??
  • 1 0
 The wedding already happened, I'm guessing Cam is on his honeymoon.
  • 1 0
 well my guess is they don't want Tyler on there honeymoon so it makes sense. haha
  • 4 2
 it's the same that the redbull hell barge!
  • 2 1
 except this is a competition redbull hell barge wasnt
  • 1 4
 ^ So? It's still the same thing. I wonder if BMXers will be ignorant enough to say that MTBer's are copying... haha.
  • 1 0
 seems like after the justin wyper edit theyve been playing that song in lots of other vids
  • 2 0
 can not wait to finally see one of these in person gonna be awsome (^_^)
  • 3 1
 I can haz jump ship plz?
  • 1 0
 West Coast Tour? Bring it down here to San Diego Bay!
  • 1 0
 and SF bay
  • 1 0
 This looks so cool, wish I could be there.
  • 1 0
 So stoked on this....can't wait for the weekend to begin!
  • 1 0
 I think i have to change ferry on the way to france now
  • 1 0
 i have a feeling that atleast one bike will end up in that water..
  • 1 0
 what time is it on saturday?!!!!!
  • 1 0
 What's the song? Smile .
  • 1 0
 Glitch Mob - Fortune Days
  • 1 0
 Thank you!
  • 1 0
 lots of cash
  • 1 0
 wish I was going!
  • 2 2
 I just got an account a few days ago and I haven't been able to figure out how to get a POD or add stuff like ''favorite shots''. can any body help me?
  • 1 0
 probably, but start by "posting a comment" instead of replying. As for faving stuff, just click the button that say "add to faves". and to make something ur POD, click the buton that says "make my POD." pretty simple
  • 1 0
 i'll be down for sure
  • 1 0
 whats that song
  • 3 5
 Looks unrideable...
  • 14 0
 yeah, its pretty much just for show... I don't think anyone's actually gonna try to RIDE the thing, that'd be ridiculous...
Rolleyes

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