Friday July 15, 2016

How to be a (Air) Guitar Hero

Glen Airy Glen Rocks

Glen Airy Glen Rocks (Courtesy of Air Guitar Championships Canada)

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When you hear a killer guitar riff on the radio, many of us can't help but pick up our air guitar and dabble in some imaginary finger-picking.

But for others, air guitar is more than just an occasional hobby—it's a competitive sport.

Tim Evans is the organizer of the Canadian Air Guitar Championships and the 2007 champion. He talks to Candy about his passion for face-melting solos and shares shredding tips.

Watch one of Tim "Glen Airy Glen Rocks" Evans' favorite performances at the 2008 Canadian Air Guitar Championships in Toronto: