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Steve Vanderhoek - Gap Hunting on 5th Horseman

Photos Brandon Artis
Date Oct 19, 2020

5th Horseman on the North Shore holds a special place in Steve Vanderhoek's heart. He said, "I first rode this trail when I was probably 15 years old with Ken Maude (OG Shore legend and one of the owners of Lynn Valley Bikes) when my Dad hired him to give me lessons as I was all balls and no skill and kept crashing! Fast forward to 31 and I wanted to try and ride it like I never have before: pulling for some fresh gaps."

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cam@nsmb.com
+3 Pete Roggeman Tim Coleman Cr4w
Cam McRae  - Oct. 19, 2020, 9:12 a.m.

So that’s how you’re supposed to ride it! Some crazy lines in there executed beautifully.  I nicely shot and edited as well.

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svanderhoek
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svanderhoek  - Oct. 19, 2020, 9:13 a.m.

Thanks Cam!

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pete@nsmb.com
+1 Tim Coleman
Pete Roggeman  - Oct. 19, 2020, 9:26 a.m.

Oof that's a huge pull into Daamo's drop. Bloody hell. Sick riding, Sven!

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svanderhoek
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svanderhoek  - Oct. 19, 2020, 9:28 a.m.

Felt way bigger than i expected hahah! Thanks

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Gdreej
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Graham Driedger  - Oct. 19, 2020, 4:56 p.m.

I ran into Steve on Saturday, he mentioned pulling the measuring tape on the Damo's gap - 38' out and 15' down!

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jason
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jason  - Oct. 20, 2020, 8:50 p.m.

No kidding.  What a gap.

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Timmigrant
+1 Pete Roggeman
Tim Coleman  - Oct. 19, 2020, 9:39 a.m.

That was a treat to watch! Love his style on the bike. Some properly WTF moments in that edit! Huge props to the riding and film crew.

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svanderhoek
+1 Tim Coleman
svanderhoek  - Oct. 19, 2020, 10:09 a.m.

Thanks Tim! Appreciate the kind words. Was great to lap with you in whistler

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Timmigrant
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Tim Coleman  - Oct. 20, 2020, 8:50 a.m.

You're welcome, you're killing it right now. Can't wait to go ride again sometime.

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svanderhoek
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svanderhoek  - Oct. 20, 2020, 9:56 a.m.

Feel free to fire me a message anytime and ill do the same!

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D_C_
+1 Pete Roggeman
DMVancouver  - Oct. 19, 2020, 11:01 a.m.

Well, that was insane.

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svanderhoek
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svanderhoek  - Oct. 19, 2020, 3:33 p.m.

Thanks!

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craw
+1 Pete Roggeman
Cr4w  - Oct. 19, 2020, 11:41 a.m.

This is so much scarier to watch when you're familiar with those sections.

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svanderhoek
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svanderhoek  - Oct. 20, 2020, 9:56 a.m.

Haha so much pucker during filming!

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bmv88
+1 Pete Roggeman
bmv88  - Oct. 19, 2020, 12:46 p.m.

hmmm....I ride that trail a little differently then Steve

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mb
+1 Niels
Mikey Bikey  - Oct. 19, 2020, 6:42 p.m.

Soundtrack?

Great riding.

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svanderhoek
+1 Tim Coleman
svanderhoek  - Oct. 20, 2020, 9:57 a.m.

Thanks man. Its "How you like me now - the heavy"

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