Any skier or boarder knows that sitting on a chairlift can be one of the most boring parts of the experience, particularly if the sun’s not out and you’re shivering whilst being blasted by icy air, so why not liven things up by having a quick date?
Participants keep notes on one another, which they later submit to the organizer.
Speed dating is what all those old paradigms from the '80s and '90s evolved into and has now established itself as the live dating event standard. You may also be interested in our blog post: What one Guardian writer thought of her first foray into the world of Speed Dating.
Speed dating is simply safer and more effective, especially when compared to online dating as there is no substitute for real, human, face-to-face introductions. Many friendships and other connections are borne from our events; it's a great social event where everyone just happens to be single and open to making new relationships - whatever that might lead to.
No contact information is exchanged on the spot, but if there is chemistry, both people are notified by mail and take it from there.
According to Loring, senior speed dating is on the rise; he first came across an event in Florida, where it’s a popular activity among retirees.