Umbrella Slalom


Umbrella Slalom | Phenomenon | You’d think that in a city that sees rain for six months of the year that people would actually know how to use an umbrella. This is not the case in Vancouver, where just walking down the street in the rain is an Umbrella Slalom, an Olympic-worthy endeavour that involves dodging people wielding massive golf umbrellas as they walk under awnings while texting.

Usage: “It’s only the first shower of autumn and yet the annual Umbrella Slalom down Robson Street has begun. Ambulances are standing by…”


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