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Way East

20m Adventure, Documentary, Snowsports 2016

Freeriders are travellers, always seeking for more. More options, more adventure, more freedom, more truth, more snow. Join snowboarder Aline Bock and freeskier Lena Stoffel on a journey to explore the unique culture and wonder of Japan. A fascinating enigma hurtling towards the future while still staying rooted in the past.

Breathtaking views, untouched landscapes, fresh powder lines and perfect waves were the reward for these two sportswomen, who carved their own path through this beautiful country, which had unfortunately turned into a white mark on the map after the disaster of Fukushima. The 20-minute WAY EAST documentary follows two women, who left their comfort zones one more time to find happiness WAY EAST

Find out more about Lena Stoffel HERE

produced by: ALINE BOCK & LENA STOFFEL directed - filmed - edited by: MATHIAS KÖGEL drone footage by: AARON JAMIESON additional footage by: AARON JAMIESON still photography by: AARON JAMIESON

Athletes: Lena Stoffel and Aline Bock


Lena Stoffel


Aline Bock


German, Japanese, Subtitles