2014/Workgroups/Recreational

Recreational Activities

Any recreational / social activities are listed here.

Hike Sunshine Peak

Members: Erik Billing, Chetan Singh Thakur, Daniel Neil, Guillaume Garreau, Garrick Orchard, Mathis Richter, siohoi ieng, Thomas Murray, Thomas Trappenberg, Yves Boubenec, Yulia Sandamirskaya

Kids in Telluride

Members: anna mura

Bringing you kids? Subscribe here!

This is for attendees bringing kids to Telluride. Organize group activities. Play and educational opportunities. Anything useful for parents.

July 4th Parade

Members: Luis Camunas, Cheston Tan, Chetan Singh Thakur, Daniel Neil, Greg Cohen, Guillaume Garreau, Jamal Molin, Jonathan Tapson, Jessica Thompson, Manu Rastogi, Mathis Richter, Andrew Mundy, Ryad Benjamin Benosman, Sadique Sheik, siohoi ieng, shashikant koul, Thomas Murray, Thomas Trappenberg, Xavier Lagorce, Yves Boubenec, Yulia Sandamirskaya

The great american holiday - US independence day - is upon us the first Friday of the workshop. All of us neuromorphs will be marching in the town parade. Sign up here if you have any ideas about what we should do/dress as.

T-Shirt Contest

Members: Boris Duran, Daniel Neil, Mathis Richter, Ryad Benjamin Benosman, siohoi ieng, Xavier Lagorce

Upload your ideas for a T-shirt to this web page. The winner of this contest will get a free T-shirt of their creation.

Skits

Members: Daniel Neil, Manu Rastogi, shashikant koul, Yulia Sandamirskaya

A skit (or theatrical sketch) is a short comedic play. In the past, participants have used these at the final dinner to poke fun at or highlight various quirks of neuromorphic engineering/engineers, the workshop organizers, or the workshop itself. The organizers are always well prepared for this.

Poker

Members: Cheston Tan, Daniel Neil, Greg Cohen, Guillaume Garreau, Jonathan Tapson, Manu Rastogi, Shih-Chii Liu

This active group will self-organize on momentary notice to play holdem, 7-27, omaha-8s and so forth.

Volleyball

Members: Boris Duran, Luis Camunas, Chetan Singh Thakur, Dorothee Arzounian, Cornelia Fermuller, Ryad Benjamin Benosman, Sergio Davies, Shih-Chii Liu, victor minces

We'll meet for beach volleyball at the town park, at the end of Colorado Ave. toward Bridal Veil falls. See wiki:2012/TellTips#TownGrayGooseBus for the free bus schedule.

Tennis

Members: Mathis Richter, Ryad Benjamin Benosman, victor minces

Tennis courts are near the volleyball in the town park. See wiki:2012/TellTips#TownGrayGooseBus for the free bus schedule.

Soccer

Members: Cheston Tan, Dorothee Arzounian, Guillaume Garreau, Garrick Orchard, Himanshu Akolkar, Jessica Thompson, Jamal Molin, Ryad Benjamin Benosman, siohoi ieng, Victor Benichoux

On Tuesdays and Thursdays the locals play soccer at the town park, at the end of Colorado Ave. toward Bridal Veil falls. We can also organize our own games.

Swimming

Members: Anne Collins, Cornelia Fermuller, Julien Martel, Sergio Davies, siohoi ieng, Yulia Sandamirskaya

Anyone fancy swimming? Telluride pool is in Town Park - it is outdoor and heated. On weekdays, there is a lunchtime adult lap session from 12-1pm and from 5-6 (or 5:30-6:30) depending upon the day. Open swim is from 1-5pm. On weekends, lap swim is from 11am - 12 noon and open swim from 12-5pm. An adult day pass costs $4 a session. For more details, see  http://www.telluride-co.gov/index.aspx?NID=185

Basketball

Members: Boris Duran

Mountain Biking

Members: Erik Billing, Garrick Orchard, John Doyle, Jonathan Tapson, Kayode Sanni, Thomas Trappenberg

There are excellent places for beginner and advanced mountain biking just next to Telluride and also in the slickrock country about an hour's drive away. Several people have gotten broken bones, faces etc so watch it!

Workshop Photographers

Members: anna mura, Daniel Neil, Manu Rastogi, Mathis Richter, Michael Pfeiffer, Sergio Davies, siohoi ieng, Xavier Lagorce

Sign up here if you are taking pictures in the Workshop or want to see all the amazing shots of our photographers! The photographers will create a common gallery (see page for details).

Whitewater rafting

Members: anna mura, Chetan Singh Thakur, Daniel Neil, Julien Martel, Mariel Alfaro Ponce, Manu Rastogi, Michael Pfeiffer, Sergio Davies, siohoi ieng, Tim C. Pearce, Thomas Murray, Thomas Trappenberg, Yves Boubenec

We may try to get together a group of people to go white water rafting.

Ultimate Frisbee

Members: Julien Martel, Sergio Davies, Thomas Murray, victor minces

We have a disc and a field, what more needs to be said?

Music

Members: Anne Collins, Jessica Thompson

If you can sing or play an instrument (and are bringing it with you) and would like to make some music in Telluride, please join this workgroup. We'll get together and try out a musical collaboration.

Hiking/Camping

Members: Chetan Singh Thakur, Daniel Neil, Guillaume Garreau, Himanshu Akolkar, John Doyle, Jessica Thompson, Mathis Richter, Andrew Mundy, siohoi ieng, Tim C. Pearce, Thomas Trappenberg, victor minces, Yves Boubenec, Yulia Sandamirskaya

Sign up here to join forces for hiking or overnite backpacking. Don't forget your hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and water! And don't drink the stream water!

Barbecue

Members: Chetan Singh Thakur, Daniel Neil, Guillaume Garreau, Mariel Alfaro Ponce, Manu Rastogi, Sergio Davies, Tim C. Pearce, Thomas Murray, Yulia Sandamirskaya

If you like eating hamburgers, hot dogs, drinking beer or wine and enjoy good company, then sign up to this group!

Durango-Silverton Railroad

Members: anna mura, Luis Camunas, Chetan Singh Thakur, Daniel Neil, Dorothee Arzounian, Guillaume Garreau, Mariel Alfaro Ponce, Manu Rastogi, Michael Pfeiffer, Shih-Chii Liu, siohoi ieng, Thomas Murray, Thomas Trappenberg, Yves Boubenec, Yulia Sandamirskaya

On one of the free Sundays we could organize a full-day trip with the historic Durango-to-Silverton steam railroad. If you are interested, please sign up, and we will find a date and a transport to Durango and back.

Hike and Photograph

Members: Cheston Tan, Daniel Neil, Mariel Alfaro Ponce, Mathis Richter, Michael Pfeiffer, siohoi ieng, Terry Stewart, Wang Wei Lee, Xavier Lagorce

We can go on short hike trips (or anywhere else around this region) to cool places to shoot some photos. This is different from the hiking group in that the purpose is not to do sports but to take photographs. We can go to peaks at sunrise/sunset, ghost towns, waterfalls, etc. Anyone interested in photography, sign up!

Rock Climbing

Members: Boris Duran, Mathis Richter

If you are a climber (sport or trad) and want to check out the nearby crags.

Foosball

Members: Boris Duran, Daniel Neil, Manu Rastogi, Sergio Davies, Thomas Murray

If you like foosball, join us for some good games and a beer. The following bars should have a table: New Sheridan, Last Dollar Saloon, O'Bannons, Bubble Lounge