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2015 Radical Reels Films

NOTE: Some films may not have clips available

All My Own Stunts

Special Edit

2014, England, 14 min
Filmmakers: Alastair Lee
Classification: PG; coarse language; sports accident

All My Own Stunts

Photo from the film: All My Own Stunts

Rob Jarman is a downhill mountain bike specialist and a professional stuntman. Following a near-fatal accident, he has battled to stay atop both fields. It's an emotional and gripping story about how hard it is to let go.

Desert Ice

USA, 2014, 12min
Filmmakers: Keith Ladzinski, 3 Strings Productions
Classification: PG; coarse language

Desert Ice

Photo: Keith Ladzinski

American ice climbers Jesse Huey and Scott Adamson climb into the remote high-desert slot canyons of Southwest Utah in search of what some are calling the best water-ice discovery of the last 20 years.


2014, USA, 5 min
Filmmakers: Skip Armstrong, Wazee Motion Pictures
Classification: General, no advisory


Photo by: Erik Boomer

When a newbie kayaker goes paddling, he discovers a posse of pros on the river and wonders whether someday he could ever be that cool.

Into the Ditch

2014, USA, 2 min
Filmmaker: Rush Sturges
Classification: Parental Guidance, coarse language

Into the Ditch

Photo by: Natalie Grey

2 friends, 1 ditch. Nothing has changed, but now everything is different. Watch as friends Ben Marr and Rush Sturges tackle breakneck speeds down a 500ft tall drainage ditch.

Little Red Bus (Petit Bus Rouge) special edit

Special Edit
Full length film won Best Film - Mountain Sports sponsored by Live Out There

2013, France, 22 min
Filmmakers: Sébastien Montaz-Rosset
Classification: PG; sexual content, nudity

Ghost Town

Photo by: Sebastien Montaz-Rosset

Hold onto your hats, get ready, and buckle up for a wild ride packed full of thrills and spills. All aboard the Little Red Bus!


2014, Austria, 8 mins
Filmmakers: Fabian Kluhs
Classification: PG; coarse language


Photo by: Fabian Kluhs

Two energetic young athletes re-invigorate the sport of SMX, a combination of mountain biking and snowboarding.

The Unrideables: Alaska Range

2014, USA, 18 min
Filmmakers Derek Westerlund, Steve Reska, Red Bull Media House
Classification: General; no advisory

The Unrideables: Alaska Range

Photo by: Scott Serfas

Glorious cinematographic eye candy! Expert speed flyers test their limits in a massive, volatile landscape of ice and snow.

Valley Uprising - The Stonemasters

Feature film won Grand Prize - sponsored by MEC

2014, USA, 31 min
Filmmaker: Peter Mortimer, Nick Rosen, Josh Lowell, Zachary Barr, Sender Films and Big Up Productions
Classification: Parental Guidance; coarse language, drug use


Photo by: Werner Braun

The legendary "Stonemasters" ushered in a raucous new era of climbing in Yosemite's climbing revolution, marked by drugs, partying, battles with park authorities and some of the world's hardest climbing.