In 1938, three Parisians pushed off from a Wyoming riverbank to attempt the first kayak exploration of the notoriously wild Green and Colorado rivers—and they recorded their journey, creating the first colour adventure film. The reels went unseen for 75 years, until Ian McCluskey spotted the trio on a roadside marker, sending him on his own adventure to discover more.
Mayan Smith-Gobat and Libby Sauter knew that the women's speed record for the ascent of The Nose on El Cap was their's for the taking. Crushing the old record after just a few days of attempts, Mayan and Libby put their names in the record book of the infamous route in Yosemite National Park.
The odds are low, the risks are high - photographer Reuben Krabbe is determined to capture a photo of a skier in front of the 2015 solar eclipse in Svalbard. But the weather's bad, the guide is sketchy, the pressure is massive, and the skiers just want to ski.
Imagine a world where you ride the perfect trail perfectly, and sometimes snow isn't the only thing that falls from the sky. When you spend all of your time at work dreaming of mountain biking, which life is real?
Travis Winn has been running rivers in China for 15 years. He's achieved first descents, but has also watched rivers disappear behind dams. Now he's founded a rafting company to bring Chinese to see their rivers before they're gone. Salween Spring is Travis' meditation on change, personal struggle, and kayaking along China's frontier.
The Search for Freedom is the story of the human desire to live in the moment and do what makes you feel the most alive. This is a visceral, visual experience told through the eyes of some of the brightest pioneers, legends and cultural visionaries in the realm of outdoor sports.