The Big Picture: What If Our Kids Stopped Playing Outside?

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Watch The Big Picture Documentary Series From Whistler Blackcomb | Part 2: Tech Traps

After 50 years in business, Whistler Blackcomb posed the question, “what does the future hold for us in the next 50 years?” This intriguing question only created more questions like What if our kids stopped playing outside?, Is our thirst for adventure threatening our environment?, Is the pull of the backcountry pushing our limits? and What is the future of ski resorts?

Backcountry access, the future of the ski industry, kids & technology, and climate change are all important issues that need to be addressed. Whistler decided to focus on these questions and issues in a four part documentary video series called, The Big Picture. These are a must watch.

The Big Picture Documentary Video: Part 2 – Tech Traps from Whistler addresses the question: What if our kids stopped playing outside?

“75 percent of children in the UK spend less time outdoors than prison inmates.” – The Guardian

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Official Description From YouTube:

Published on Sep 27, 2016
What if kids stopped playing outside?

Today’s youth are constantly engaged with electronic devices and technological wonders, some that improve their experience on the mountain and some that hinder it. As the line between nature and technology blurs, how can we make sure that our children (and all of us) get the chance to unplug and get outside?

Part two of The Big Picture Documentaries, a four-part series exploring big questions:
P1: Conflicted Obsessions – Is our thirst for adventure threatening our environment?
P2: Tech Trap – What if kids stopped playing outside?
P3: Pushing the Boundaries – Is the pull of the backcountry pushing our limits?
P4: Survive or Thrive – What’s the future of ski resorts?

Presented by: Whistler Blackcomb and TELUS
Produced by: Switchback Entertainment, Whistler Blackcomb, and Origin Design & Communications