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So it's possible there won't be enough entrants to this years video contest but here is our entry.  We had a blast putting it together and we will have a bonus video of bloopers soon.Our backyard…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tom on Monday.

Put your rink on TV?

Denver television station KUSA is looking for back rink builders willing to go on tv about their rink.  This is in advance of the Colorado Avalanche vs. Detroit Red Wings game taking place outdoors…Continue

Started Aug 26, 2015

Season over in Arvada, Colorado....oh but wait....skating on Super Bowl Sunday
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The earliest start and the earliest end to our backyard hockey. We lost too much in the 70 degree weather last week. The forecast calls for nothing below freezing for the next week. To top it…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Daniel robitaille Feb 2, 2015.

It's time to start the rink
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Will anyone have their rink going in November?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Matt Purtill Nov 10, 2014.

 

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My wife skated for the first time in 4 years on the backyard rink. She played some great D
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Tom replied to Tom's discussion video contest link
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John Vlahos replied to Tom's discussion video contest link
"Hi Tom, Look forward to seeing it !"
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Tom replied to Tom's discussion video contest link
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Kris Jackson replied to Tom's discussion video contest link
"Ok, like seriously Tom?!?!? Nothing like setting the bar high. Your video's keep getting better every year. I have no idea how I am to top this work of art you have put together. Brilliant editing, great theme, use of nature, humour and drama…"
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Tom replied to Kris Jackson's discussion 2018-19 Backyard rink season
"We are full on here near the front range in Colorado.  We have temps in the 50's and 60's during the day..(roughly 10-15 degrees Celsius) and we get down to the teens at night.  Skating is the best in the mornings.  We are…"
Jan 13
Tom replied to Daniel robitaille's discussion Ice thickness answer
"Kris, 18”? You’ll be skating in April!!  We’ve had 3 days of 50 degree weather here...still not skating....YET!"
Dec 12, 2018
Tom and DAVID OUTZEN are now friends
Jan 5, 2017
Mark Cunningham commented on Tom's video
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"awesome....WINNER !!!"
Mar 31, 2016
Tom replied to Kris Jackson's discussion End of backyard rink season?
"Jealous!!!!!"
Mar 22, 2016
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Mar 12, 2016
Tom replied to Kris Jackson's discussion End of backyard rink season?
"This is what our rink looks like now."
Mar 12, 2016
Tom commented on Tom's video
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"Thanks Kris, we have a lot of fun with it. I work in television as a photographer/editorso that helps a bit. Unfortunately the year ended abruptly on February 14th. It looks like you had a good year."
Mar 12, 2016
Kris Jackson commented on Tom's video
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"Tom.... thank YOU.... you make the best videos!  That. Was. Awesome!!! "
Mar 11, 2016
Tom replied to Steven's discussion March is fast approaching...how are your rinks holding up?
"Our season here (just outside of Denver, Colorado) has been over for almost a month.  Our last day of skating was February 13th."
Mar 11, 2016

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At 2:04pm on January 9, 2014, Chris said…

Thanks Tom!

I enjoyed your video, too, and the "bro-boni's" are hilarious.  My son noticed that he has the same pj's as your younger boy.

Ernie Partridge was a good friend and neighbor who was a master with an excavator.  He's the guy who cleared and leveled the spot where I build our rink.  He passed away in December of 2012, about two weeks before I got the first rink built, so he never got to see the result of his work.  We named our new backyard after him.

At 10:51pm on December 30, 2013, Joe Campbell said…

nice job on the video.  Good to see the kids having fun. :)

 
 
 

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