2016/17 World Tour Films
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2016/17 World Tour Films listed below.
Being so far removed from the hustle and bustle of the tropical surf world hardens Iceland's surfers to confront the harsh reality they all must face – that old and unforgiving North Atlantic wind.
Ace and the Desert Dog
For his 60th birthday, adventure photographer Ace Kvale and his dog, Genghis Khan, set out on a 60-day trek in Utah's canyon country.
There is an epidemic of extinction of silence on our planet. World renowned nature sound recordist and acoustic ecologist, Gordon Hempton, works to protect the few remaining quiet places from noise pollution.
Danny MacAskill's Wee Day Out
Want to see what Danny MacAskill does on his day off? Explore the rural
landscape around Edinburgh in a film that sets out to capture the simple fun of
a ride in the country with moments of incredible riding and a touch of humour.
Devotion: Libby Peter
Libby Peter, one of UK's most respected climbers, reflects on how climbing has shaped her life, from childhood through becoming a British Mountain Guide and a mother.
Dog Power (Tour Edit)
a fascinating view of the world of dog-powered sports and the special bond
between dogs and their humans. Both share a passion for living, working and
playing together outside in different forms of the sled-dog and musher
Doing it Scared
Eighteen years after a catastrophic accident which left him partially paralyzed, climber Paul Pritchard returns to the Totem Pole to find out if he has recovered enough to finish the climb.
Enter a dream world where the trails never end. Where the promise of joy and freedom exist around each bend. Take a magical trip through beautiful landscapes and join us on this DreamRide, a mountain bike adventure unlike any other.
A modern band of explorers join their ungulate counterparts on a trek from Wyoming’s ranch lands over mountain passes and treacherous river crossings to the rugged beauty of Yellowstone’s high-alpine meadows. Along the way, they meet backcountry guides and cattle ranchers whose lives are intricately tied with the fate of the elk.
For bikepacker and ultra-long-distance racer Lael Wilcox, taking on the Arizona Trail – more than 1280 kilometers of desert single track – is a challenge unlike any other.
For The Love (Tour Edit)
When you want to make first descents, you have to
push the limits of what’s possible and what’s known as you explore the most
difficult and remote whitewater in the world.
The Great Siberian Traverse
All aboard for the adventure of a lifetime – a 1,200-kilometre ski journey through Russia, along the Trans-Siberian Railway. We'll stumble upon a fringe backcountry skiing community, deep Siberian powder, and skiing's ancient origins.
In 2015, an earthquake of terrible power devastated the Langtang Valley in Nepal, taking hundreds of lives from the small community. A year later Nima Gyalmu, a woman of extraordinary strength, dignity, and humour rebuilds her house while coming to terms with her new world.
Iran: A Skier's Journey
Cautioned not to travel to Iran, Chad Sayers and Forrest Coots decide to go, regardless. They find comfort, bedazzlement, and a surprisingly cool ski culture.
Metronomic (Tour Edit)
High above the Gorges du Verdon, a skillful blend of artists
and high-level balancing athletes play a high energy symphony devoted to risk.
It’s a hymn that melds visual performance and contemplative poetry into pure
Growing up in a remote mountain village in Nepal, Mira always dreamed of being successful in sport despite all the challenges that she and other Nepali girls face. She begins to realize that her tough mountain village upbringing has prepared her perfectly for the sport of running.
Four skaters head north above the Arctic Circle to the cold Norwegian coast to apply their urban riding skills to a canvas of beach flotsam, frozen sand and pastel skies. The result is a beautiful mashup of biting winds, ollies and one ephemeral miniramp.
Packing It Out: Cleaning America's Wild Trails
Follow the guys from the "Packing It Out" crew as they pick up litter – and inspire everyone they meet – along the Pacific Crest Trail.
The Perfect Flight
When some neighborhood kids gave Shawn Hayes an abandoned red-tailed chick, it launched him on a lifelong journey into the medieval traditions of falconry.
With hopes of summiting the elusive Poumaka Tower, American bouldering champion, Angie Payne, leaves everything she knows behind as she ventures deep into the French Polynesian jungle with veteran climber and explorer, Mike Libecki.
Sea Gypsies: The Far Side of the World (Tour Edit)
The vessel is Infinity, a 120-ft hand-built sailing ketch,
crewed by a community of wanderers. The journey – a 12,800-kilometre Pacific crossing
from New Zealand to Patagonia, with a stop in Antarctica, weather permitting. This film epitomizes the spirit of adventure.
Near a sacred mountain in the
Yukon, an Indigenous community transforms itself into a world-class mountain
biking destination through the hard work of their young trail crews.
The Super Salmon
Proponents of a plan to construct a $5.2 billion hydroelectric mega-dam on Alaska’s Susitna River say it wouldn’t affect the watershed’s famous salmon runs because of its location – upstream of where fish usually swim. Tell that to the Super Salmon.
In a small village in the south-east of France, a young man explores the mountains with his dogs. Trail Dog is an ode to the beauty and happiness that can be found in the simplest of things – friendship.
Meet the new faces of climbing: 14-year-old Ashima Shiraishi and 15-year-old Kai Lightner. Pushed outside their comfort zone, Kai and Ashima learn some hard but important lessons that will carry them to even greater heights.