Re: David Liban's Geocache Documentary
- David Liaban's Geocache documentary is going to be on PBS in Austin
in December. Don't forget to set up your DVRs.
GEOCACHE looks at an emerging outdoor sport in which players employ
multi-billion dollar global satellite positioning technology, the
Internet and hiking skills on a high-tech but low-stakes treasure
hunt to locate items hidden all over the world. GEOCACHE details the
origins and rules of the game, the various types of caches -
typically small, water-proof containers filled with a log book and
trinkets -and the lengths players will go to in hiding and finding
caches. The program spotlights the sport's zealous fan base, a quirky
group of self-proclaimed techno-geeks, and visits GeoWoodstock IV, an
international convention where players gather to socialize and
Dec 6 2007, 12:30AM [KLRU 2]
Dec 16 2007, 4:30AM [KLRU-G]
Length: 27 min.
--- In CentralTexasGeocachers@yahoogroups.com, "BlazerMan"
For those of you who were at GeoWoodstock 4, you may have noticed a
guy wandering around with a video camera and doing interviews for a
documentary. That guy was David Liban (geocaching name SirBizzle).
I've just now ordered and received a copy of his documentary DVD
While GW4 is not the only thing covered in the film, it is a large
part of it. R.O.B.'s GW4 cache run
is also featured pretty prominently.
Here are the chapter titles:
Think Like the Hider
One Degree of Separation
Community and Family
Geocoins and Travelbugs
Micro and Cache Run
Stay On the Trail
Run-in With the Law
A Healthy Pursuit
I won't review the entire film tonight, I did want to say at least a
few things about it. It fairly covers both sides of the "Should we be
able to cache wherever we want?" issue without being over
sensational. It also covers some aspects of the numbers game. I found
it to be a good intro to this phenomenon we call geocaching.
I'm listing all of the geocachers I've been able to identify in the
film. Some of these people are interviewed, some just show up in the
Bikely & Wifely
grey_wolf & momcat
JOYROSE AND HUBBY BULL
Tahosa and Sons
Persied88 is mentioned and the film shows a few of his caches.