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Best of Adventure Reels Volume 1

2h 15m Documentary, Adventure 2020


All the crowd favourites from Adventure Reels tours, including the Ocean Film Festival World Tour, Gutsy Girls Adventure Film Festival, Top Dog Film Festival and more. Curated to take you on a journey and inspire your next adventure. Volume 1 includes 6 short films:

Duct Tape Surfing: 5 mins. 18 years ago a slight lapse in concentration crushed Pascale’s dreams of surfing. With the help of a family friend and a roll of duct tape; she can now call herself a surfer.

Arthur: 13 mins. A distance of 6,455 miles doesn’t begin to measure the journey one dog made to join a team and find a family.

North of the Sun: 46 mins. Inge Wegge (25) and Jørn Ranum (22) spent nine months of cold, Norwegian winter in the isolated and uninhabited bay of a remote, arctic island by the coast of Northern-Norway, facing nothing but the vast Atlantic Ocean. There they built a cabin out of driftwood and other cast-off materials that washed up on shore, and ate expired food the stores would otherwise have thrown away. But the boys brought with them two items of utmost importance: Their surfboards - perhaps their biggest motivation for the arctic adventure. Because the remote bay holds a well kept secret; Some of the worlds finest surfing waves.

Henry’s Legacy: 5 mins. 10 years ago Henry became the first Vail Avalanche Rescue Dog. Although he is now unofficially retired, his legacy continues on. This is Henry’s story

Keeper of the Mountains: 16 mins. Keeper of the Mountains is a portrait of Elizabeth Hawley and her unlikely key role in the Golden Age of Himalayan mountaineering, her defiance of the traditional gender roles of her day and her decision to settle alone in Kathmandu in 1960, where she has famously lived life on her own terms ever since. Hawley, 91 and a former journalist, maintains the world’s largest and most treasured archive of Himalayan mountaineering expeditions and her work is trusted by news organisations and publications around the globe. All this despite never having climbed a mountain herself.

Divided: 39 mins Join, Rickie Cotter and Lee Craigie as they ride the Tour Divide, a 2745 mile self-supported mountain bike race from Canada to the Mexican border. Shot entirely using a Go Pro and an iPhone, this film documents the journey the two friends made

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