COTM: Filmclips

Filmclips has been voted this month’s Cacher of the Month. True to Filmclips style, better late than never. Lets see what he has to say.

Q and A with Filmclips

Q: Where do you call home?

A: Oshawa

Q: Where does the name Filmclips come from?

A: I was involved in community television as a cameraman so I thought the name was appropriate.

Q: When you are not caching, what do you do? (work and/or relax?)

A: Take Photgraph’s, mountainbike, camp and kayak

Q: How long have you been geocaching?

A: 4 years now it doesn’t seem that long.

Q: How did you find out about geocaching?

A: I bought a GPS to mount on my Mountain bike and I wanted more information so I went on Internet and noticed the Geocaching site. I noticed the upcoming events and there was an event in Ontario that weekend. It was A Bears night out GCHC9F on Jan 17,2004 in Stoneycreek. We contacted the cache owner and he was very helpful and asked us to join in the event and they took us for private instruction. What a way to learn about the sport! After attending this event we were hooked.

Q: Have you gotten anyone else involved in the sport?

A: Several people that I’ve met over the past 4 years.

Q: What gear do you use for caching?

A: A GPS, pocket pc, mirror, flashlight, cell phone, radio, hiking boots and poles, bug spray and a small first aid kit.

Q: Tell us some of your caching milestones. (First, most memorable etc.)

A: Most memorable, Determination How Bad do you want it, I’ll never forget it. Doing the first Cache in Canada and meeting the owner of cache at our first East Coast Event.

Q: What are your favourite caches?

A: Caches that are a good adventure, nice hike and interesting hide

Q: What are your least favourite caches?

A: Caches that are too close to peoples homes.

Q: Any recent highlights you would like to share?

A: Went out with Res2100 last Sunday to do the Spencers Gorge Loop, so Ellesche and myself could find out 2000th cache together. We managed to complete the loop but DNF our 2000th cache.

Q: Any thoughts on caching you would like to share?

A: It’s a sport for the whole family, to get outdoors enjoy nature and explore the world.

Thanks to Filmclips for taking time out between finding caches to share a few moments with all of us. Always looking forward to reading about your adventures.

About teamvoyagr

I am the webmaster for the Ontario Geocaching Association. I've been passionate about geocaching since 2006. You can find my articles about Geocaching on this site as well as on my blog for geocaching stories.
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