Radical Reels | Virtual
(This program is not available in Australia)
High adrenaline films surging with high energy and good vibes, crazy adventures and fearless athletes abound, one of Banff’s most popular programs continues from the safety of your couch. This year’s line-up includes gnarly mountain biking, extreme skateboarding, cutting edge climbing and wild wingsuit flying with a splash of fresh tracks and slacklining thrown in for good measure.
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Julia Chanourdie was twelve years old when she climbed 5.13. Today, at the age of 24, she is one of the very few women to have reached 5.15 and she is at the top of the game. For the past three years, Julia has been climbing incessantly, and has qualified for the Tokyo Olympics. This is a story of minutes stolen from gravity, a singular story between a father and his gifted daughter.
In spring 2019 gigantic walls of snow piled up along the high mountain road to the Timmelsjoch, Austria. Johanna Bolanos Cabrera and Jasmijn Hanegraef grabbed their longboards and took the opportunity to ride through this stunning scenery. Speed is what the girls live for!
Camille and Antoine, two French slackliners and alpinists have a dream, to walk between two iconic rock towers. Arves-En-Ciel tells the story of an amazing project, which required a huge team of invested people to be fulfilled.
A world class duo of wingsuit flyers attempts to complete a routine of moves meant for an altitude of 3000m from a mountainside that is half the height. The large walls that surround them on all sides and a tiny window for success make this dangerous, uncharted territory.
Learning To Drown
Jess Kimura, considered one of the most influential female snowboarders in the world was at the top of her career when she lost the love of her life in a tragic accident. Her grief led her in a direction she could have never anticipated.
Sämi Ortlieb has quietly been producing some of the most creative segments in skiing over the past few years, taking his über-well-rounded skill set from the streets to the backcountry and everything in between. For the 2019 season he rounded up a motley crew of riders to create a segment unlike anything that’s been seen before.