London 2012

This post covers all the Olympic happenings that Ningning and I attended. Let’s start with our favorite images! Sunday, August 12th, 2012 The Olympics close today. Only a few sporting events are in action. One was the men’s wrestling which we watched at the Excel…

Tenison’s vs. Riddlesdown

Photographed Tom in the Tenison’s vs. Riddlesdown match. All Images Copyright (c) 2012 Hall. Photos available on Facebook and Flickr.

Burton Weekend in Morzine, France

Went with some of my UK guy friends to Morzine, France (flew in/out of Geneva) and boarded at Avoriaz. Stayed with Rude Chalets-Christophe and enjoyed some Burton test gear over the long weekend.

Guidewire Sponsors Arai Motorsport – World Rally Championship

Your browser does not support iframes. View the photographs in a new window. All photos Copyright (c) 2010 Hall. Toshi Arai crash on Friday: Another video of Arai-san’s crash (better audio, watch til the end): S├ębastien Ogier wins the Japan Rally:

Guidewire Sponsors Handball 2010 Tokyo Games

My company, Guidewire Software JP, was a sponsor of the Handball 2010 Tokyo Games. Ningning and myself attended. Below catch a video montage from the event. (Make sure to watch in HQ!)

Tokyo Giants vs Hanshin Tigers, Tigers win 7-6

Watched the Giants lose to the Hanshin Tigers this evening. Toshi, Ningning, Toko and myself watched the game. View images in Slideshow viewer View images in Postcard viewer View images in Album viewer (asahi.com) NPB: Tigers outlast Giants in seesaw CL slugfest Like two old…

Tokyo Yakult Swallows vs Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters

Watched the Swallows play the Fighters tonight after work. Really great having Jingu right next door! “A 9th inning timely Takeuchi RBI single broke a 3-3 tie as Tokyo had themselves their first sayonara victory of 2009. It was a great end to a truly…

Rock climbing at Nishi-kokubunji

Spent a few hours climbing today. Several friends from Tokyo and I went to RunOut @ Nishi-kokubunji for indoor rock climbing.

Learning to Ride – Ski and Snowboard in Japan

I’ve been a skier for 15+ years. This year – since it seems everyone here in Japan rides a snowboard – I learned how to ride. Let me say this has been an awesome year for boarding! I’ve loved every minute of spending time with…