Danny Roberts demos his knot tying skills as Jeremy Laporte and Rick Lalonde look on. /LAURA KEIL
During their visit to the fire hall, Sofia, Matthias and Cali test out the specialized stretcher used for extracting patients from the Valemount Bike Park. The Fire Department is the only group that has such a stretcher and the training to use it, and thus is called out to assist the ambulance with all major accidents at the bike park, about a dozen every summer. /LAURA KEIL