"At first I thought it was my goggles that were freezing up. It wasn't. It was my cornea. I found this out when I went to blink and my eyelid actually froze to my eye. Lacking any depth perception, I can't seem to hold the bike up more than a few hundred yards at a time."
Although temperatures often dip below -35°C, reaching -75°C at highway speeds, Oliver Solaro's winter adventures have included riding his motorcycle more than 8,000 km in two weeks from his home in Owen Sound to the ice roads of Fort Severn on the western shore of the Hudson's Bay, searching for Canadian hockey legend Bashing Bill Barilko's 1951 crash site, and delivering half a ton of desperately needed supplies to landlocked Churchill, Manitoba.
Don't miss this rare opportunity to hear from and interact with a true ice-road biking adventurer like Oliver. In addition to screening Director Cuts of his films: The Brokentooth Project, Blue Line and AKA Brokentooth, Oliver will be narrating behind-the-scene commentary, sharing personal stories of survival in extreme conditions, insights on cold-weather riding, gear selection, and how to stitch yourself up with a fish-hook...you know, just in case.
Holy Crap! What a ride...During the beginning I was laughing and enjoying following you, then the end came around and I'm wondering how the hell you survived. Epic adventure!
You are absolutely f***ing nuts... But my god what a story you have to tell. Great work!
Wow I never expected to feel such a diverse range of emotions...simply incredible. There were a few moments that made my heart sink in a way that can only be felt by those who have connected with the world in a way you have.
Join us for a fun evening with a larger-than-life motorcycling figure, learn how to make the best of a tough situation and turn it into a great story, and get inspired for your own adventure.
Tickets are limited.
Behind 129 Spadina Avenue
In the old coach house down the lane. On the east side of Spadina, just north of Adelaide.