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From ‘beached’ snow orcas to snowboarding in the streets, B.C. residents are embracing the snow

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WATCH: Our Global News viewers sent video in of the snow fun they were having around the province – Feb 7, 2017

Some B.C. residents may have had enough of the snow by now.

The South Coast broke a number of records for a single day’s snowfall this past weekend. Vancouver broke a 70-year-old record, while Castlegar broke an almost 100-year-old record.

And while some clearly can’t even be bothered to clean off their cars…

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Others are having lots more fun.

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In Vancouver, resident Aaron Cambrin shared this video on Facebook of some orcas ‘beached’ in the sand and snow.

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Orcas ‘beached’ in the snow – Feb 7, 2017

Residents in Chilliwack have more than enough snow to play with as more than 80 cm fell there over the past weekend.

Snowboarder Keaton Haraga hit the streets of Chilliwack to enjoy the fresh powder.

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Snowboarder takes a ride through snowy streets in Chilliwack, B.C – Feb 7, 2017

And Chilliwack resident Joel Vaughan shared this video with Global BC of snow kayaking in Chilliwack on Feb. 5.

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Snow kayaking in Chilliwack, B.C – Feb 7, 2017

Also in Chilliwack, Chris Montgomery tried his hand at snow kayaking.

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Trying their hand at snow kayaking in Chilliwack B.C – Feb 7, 2017

Here are some photos from Global BC viewers

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Photo: Sarah Yoder, Bradner, B.C.
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Photo: Lana Proznick, Vancouver, B.C.
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Photo: Ashley Mortimore, Hatzic, B.C.
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Photo: Sylvia Warburton.
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Photo; Trish Kube, Agassiz, B.C.
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Photo: Robert Walker.
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Photo: Peter Lincoln, North Surrey.
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Photo: Monique Goodman, Cloverdale, B.C.
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Photo: Martin Cameron, Fuller Lake, Chemainus, B.C.
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Photo: Marc McAllister, Mision, B.C.
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Photo: Lisa Milne, Surrey, B.C.
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Photo: Lindsay Jensen, Cloverdale, B.C.
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Photo: Kelly Mowatt, Surrey, B.C.
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Photo: Jamie Hugh.
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Photo: Chris Kandler, Langley, B.C.
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Photo: Chris Andreas, West Vancouver, B.C.

 

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And some people in Mission even tried sunbathing in the snow.

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Check out this video from Chilliwack. Resident Robin Russell posted it, humourously remarking that he had trouble “finding his car.”

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Chilliwack man’s video show buried cars, snow-clogged streets following blizzard – Feb 7, 2017

In Cranbrook, Tod Lunan posted this video on Facebook of himself doing a swan dive into the snow.

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Swan dive into the snow – Feb 7, 2017

And in Surrey, Ruben Capo built this snow house in his yard.

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Snow fort in Surrey B.C – Feb 7, 2017
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From ‘beached’ snow orcas to snowboarding in the streets, B.C. residents are embracing the snow - image

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