About

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In the center of Lake Winnipeg at sunrise during a Polar Bear Double Crossing ride

Fat Tom K Productions came out of my passion for producing  videos that capture the adventure of all forms of cycling (especially fat biking) and other outdoor endurance and ultra distance pursuits.

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La Salle River near Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

I love group rides  …

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Riding groomed trails at Grand Beach Provincial Park – just one hour north of Winnipeg.

and races as well …

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Videoing and racing the Fat Bike Birkie at Cable, Wisconsin, USA.

“If It Was Easy Everyone Would Do It” is often heard from those who enjoy meeting difficult challenges and persevering when others might not …

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It was my wife Lori’s idea to get the URL “IfItWasEasyEveryoneWould DoIt.com” after hearing me mention this ‘mantra’ that I often heard and used during ultras.

I suppose it is the challenge that drives me and the remote locations I can get to …

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Morning after mid winter camp-over on Lake Winnipeg near Hecla Island

or the challenge of a -32C bivy on a northern lake …

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My ‘bivy’ setup and Surly Moonlander looking rather frosty in the morning.

or persevering to get across a wide open expanse of that same northern lake …

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Making our way across Lake Winnipeg as the sun rises (pressure ridge crossing ahead).

but it is also the pure beauty of being out in nature and up north in Canada we see it especially and uniquely in the winter …

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My stalwart riding partner Jason C. posing at sunrise at the center of Lake Winnipeg!

whether it be on a group ride or a winter ultra race …

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Actif Epica riders head out across St Malo Lake just after race start in -40C windchill.
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Fellow Actif Epica racer Peter L. and I just one hour into the race and frosted up.
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Finish of the Actif Epica race at the Forks in Winnipeg by the Red and Assiniboine Rivers

and capturing it with video in particular has been my growing interest and thanks to GoPro I am able to do that in a non-obtrusive POV filming style that hopefully captures the essence of the ride, the beauty, the adventure and the real experience with out any ‘staging’ required …

4. Grand Beach Fat Bike Ride 23 Mar 14 - Helmet 4
Hitting the trails … at Grand Beach Provincial Park
9. Grand Beach Fat Bike Ride 23 Mar 14 - Rear Cam 5
Fat Jason C leading the way on the trails he arranged for our access … well played J

This is what motivates me as an endurance junkie and videographer!

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My fully kitted Moonlander on Lake Winnipeg near Hecla Island.
Tom at Fat Forty Fest 2015
Videographer ‘racing’ the first Winnipeg Whyteout – Fat Forty Festival race.

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If It Was Easy – Everyone Would Do It

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