The Banff Mountain Film Festival may have just finished in Salt Lake City last night, but if your adrenaline flow wasn’t quite enough after seeing Will Gadd and Tim Emmett hanging from Helmkcen Falls; Sketchy Andy pushing highlining beyond the limits; or watching Sanubabu Sunuwar and Lakpa Tsheri Sherpa launch a paraglider off of the summit of Mount Everest, you’re in luck as Radical Reels will be at Kingsbury Hall next Thursday, March 1, 2012 with films beginning at 7:00 p.m.
The Radical Reels Tour focuses on dynamic, high-adrenaline films. These films are for those that prefer “action films only” where the Banff Mountain Film Festival includes adventure sports, environment, mountain culture, heritage, etc. Here’s a look at what you can expect from this year’s Radical Reels.
A custom edit of All.I.Can: Perseverance will be featuring at Radical Reels. If you were at Banff, you saw a different cut from the film. The film focuses on big mountains and steep lines.
The Art of Flight features Travis Rice along with a cast of riders in one of the year’s hottest snowboarding films full of mind-blowing stunts and non-stop action in high-definition.
You’ll witness some world-class skiers and snowboarders in the seven-minute film, Cat Skiing. This film was a whirlwind of a time for the Voleurz film crew as it was shot and edited in only seven days.
Concrete Dreams presents viewers with bobtrack downhill skateboarding, a sport that didn’t actually exist until Danny Strasser began his tour of Europe’s tracks.
From the Inside Out is a film made by freeride mountain biking athletes that’ll have you on the edge of your seat wanting to hit some of these gnarly trails.
Witness the wildest competition known to man in Reel Rock: Race for the Nose where some of the best climbers in the world have been one-upping each other by racing up this 3,000-foot vertical rock in less than three hours. You might just find yourself yelling at the screen while routing for your favorite climbers.
This is just a glimpse of the radical adventures that viewers will see at the 2012 Radical Reels Film Tour. Prepare yourself for some extreme excitement, incredible footage and great music that will get your heart pumping and definitely take you for a great thrill ride.
For a complete listing of films, visit the Radical Reels Film Tour Web site. Tickets are still available at the Kingsbury Hall Ticket Office, University of Utah’s Outdoor Recreation Program, and the Salt Lake REI store.
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