Blaber Lab Retreat 2009
May 11-13 2009 the lab rented a 5-bedroom house on Amelia
Island, Florida (just north of
We have arrived and are very excited… (especially Liam). Joanne keeps Winston from falling down (tragically, he still did. Several times. No one else did).
First there is the obligatory training video. The main lesson here is that there are countless ways to fall down and get a concussion.
Jihun really likes her helmet. I do not trust the tires on this Segway.
Helmets first, and then learning how to step on the Segway without falling down.
Sachiko has questions and concerns about this particular Segway. Toffy has the perfect slightly bent knee posture.
Cruising around in the barn before going “on the road”
The cone obstacle training course provides training in how to turn. Jihun zips through like Juan Manuel Fangio.
On the road at last!
I think we were supposed to go single file. The instructor is not amused.
Liam is trying to overtake me. The trip goes through residential neighborhoods as well as the local jungle.
Survived! And back at base camp.