The European Out of doors Movie Tour begins 10 October 2018!
This yr, the European Out of doors Movie Tour (EOFT) as soon as once more brings you unforgettable tragedies and triumphs, plus inspirational tales. From conquering the world‘s most troublesome route with the incomparable climber
Adam Ondra, paragliding over the spectacular Broad Peak, mountain biking in spectacular terrain close to the Arctic Circle,
to rollerskiing throughout the US, this yr’s EOFT has what it takes to get each outside fan’s blood pumping.
Since its inception in 2001, the European Out of doors Movie Tour has been presenting handpicked documentaries that includes outside sports activities, journey and journey. The individuals, their energetic endeavours and places change yearly, however one factor stays the identical: That is actual!
The kick-off for Europe’s largest outside movie pageant can be at its premiere on 9 October at BMW World in Munich. The European Out of doors Movie Tour will then start its prolonged tour of Europe, with greater than 400 occasions in 18 international locations. This system has 7–9 movies and a complete working time of 120 minutes.
The primary movies have been introduced for this yr’s program, together with A to B Rollerski, Viacruxis, The A.O., 8000+, North of Dusk and The Frenchy. The complete line-up can be introduced in the beginning of September.
A TO B ROLLERSKI
In 1988, Raimonds Dombrovskis started the longest coaching run of his biathlon profession. Accompanied by his canine, he got down to cowl 6,700 kilometers on rollerskis, from Canada’s far north to the Mexican border. The gravel roads are bumpy, the leggings are skintight, and the end result of the mission is very unsure. However the winds of change are blowing—not solely within the streets of North America but additionally in Raimonds’s Latvian homeland. He’s satisfied that the collapse of the Soviet Union is imminent. His dream is to compete for the Latvian (not the Soviet!) biathlon crew on the subsequent Olympic Winter Video games… however first, he has to make it to Mexico.
There are occasions when a mountaineering expedition turns into an absolute nightmare—even if you happen to attain the summit and generally due to it. Happily, our two stalwart mountaineers are unaware of what lies forward of them on this tour. They wordlessly struggle their means by means of snow and ice. Simply because the summit picture op comes into view, their expedition takes an surprising flip. Viacruxis is a thoughtfully animated stop-motion movie concerning the obstacles one should face on the mountain—huge and small.
Adam Ondra is without doubt one of the most profitable and versatile sport climbers of our time. He efficiently climbed probably the most troublesome route on this planet, now known as Silence, and established a brand new degree of issue—9c. The Czech climber has additionally proven what he can do in the case of huge wall climbing; his robust, lean physique appears to effortlessly transcend gravity. However is it merely Adam’s muscle energy and endurance that permits him to beat probably the most troublesome routes? Or is it his psychological power that drives him climb an 8a whereas blindfolded? We discover out extra concerning the forces that drive this climbing expertise to new heights in The A.O.
In July 2016, the paraglider Antoine Girard set off on a 3 week hike-and-fly tour to discover the Karakorum mountains in Pakistan—alone. The Frenchman has already twice failed in his makes an attempt to climb the 8,051-metre-high Broad Peak and paraglide from the summit down into the valley. Now, his hope is that the upwinds will carry him and his chute to the summit—and probably past. If he succeeds, he’ll set a brand new altitude file in paragliding, however the air is skinny between the 8,000-metre.
NORTH OF NIGHTFALL
Axel Heiberg Island is Canada’s seventh largest island and lies north of the Arctic Circle. In winter, it’s cloaked in whole darkness and fully blanketed by snow and ice. However when the solar rises once more, the island thrives, revealing its rocky panorama crisscrossed by mighty glaciers and providing probably the most spectacular mountain bike terrain. It’s no marvel Darren Berrecloth, Carson Storch, Cam Zink, and Tom van Steenbergen can’t resist the countless descents.
“No downside!” Anybody who hears Jacques Houot’s life story can be shocked at how the 82-year-old has managed to achieve this age. There have been not less than 23 occasions in his life when he might have met his finish all too early. In some way, he has all the time managed to land on his toes and preserve going. In the present day, Jacques spends most of his time within the mountains close to his dwelling in Carbondale (Colorado). No mountain bike path and no ski slope is secure from the likes of this native Frenchman. Jacques Houot loves life and he lets everybody realize it.
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European Out of doors Movie Tour 18/19 was final modified: August 15th, 2018 by