THIS IS TOO GOOD!
This documentary attempts to tell the story of one of the world’s most difficult and bizarre sporting events: The Barkley Marathons. This 100-mile footrace and it’s 60-hour time limit force athletes to run, crawl and climb an elevation gain equivalent to two trek’s up Mt. Everest. In nearly thirty years, only fourteen runners, out of over one thousand participants, have finished The Barkley.
Directed and Edited by Brendan Young
Director of Photography: Isaiah Branch-Boyle
Original Score by Keith Shacklett
We all owe you so much, Gordy…! The Original
In 1974 Gordy Ainsleigh competed against the horses in a 100 Mile trail ride through the Sierra Nevada mountains… on foot. In true pioneering spirit he wanted to achieve something that others thought impossible. This single event led to the birth of one of the most famous 100 mile footraces in the world, The Western States 100.
Bernd Heinrich: The Natural What an ultramarathoner and scientist learned in the woods about running
By Scott Douglas;
Image byStacey Cramp
On a dewy September morning, Bernd Heinrich stops walking when he sees a spider web suspended between two bushes. “Nobody knows how they do this,” Heinrich says. HERE
At 19, Rickey Gates dropped out of college and headed on a road trip to South America. It was a trip that would kick-start a life of adventure and travel. Over a decade later and now a sponsored trail runner - Rickey’s love for the road has not diminished one bit. “On the Road” shares Rickey’s thoughts and philosophy on the life he has chosen as he road trips from Aspen Colorado to San Francisco in search of wild lands and some of the best trails in the USA.
The official film record of the legendary Mallory and Irvine Everest expedition of 1924.
New Restoration from the BFI National Archive.
The 1924 Everest expedition culminated in the deaths of two of the finest climbers of their generation, George Mallory and Andrew Irvine, and sparked an ongoing debate over whether or not they did indeed reach the summit.
Restoration supported by The Eric Anker-Petersen Charity
Available on DVD/Blu-ray 27 January 2014 HERE