Radical Reels returns to Kimberley

See the best action films from the Banff Festival, September 8 at the Conference Centre

Image capture from the film Desert Ice.

Image capture from the film Desert Ice.

For the Bulletin

The best high adrenaline films from the Banff Mountain Film Festival are coming to the Kimberley Conference & Athlete Training Centre on September 8th.

There is no better way to get stoked about skiing, biking, riding, or paddling than by seeing the 2015 edition of the Radical Reels Tour! We’re talking jaw-dropping bike jumps, nail-biting kayak drops, and mind blowing aerial stunts. The Radical Reels Tour, presented by The Banff Centre, now in its 12th year, continues to push boundaries with the best action sports films from the annual Banff Mountain Film Festival.

Experience more than half a dozen wild action sports as seen through the eyes of some of today’s top athletes and most talented adventure sport filmmakers. See you there, adrenaline film lovers!

This year’s lineup:

ALL MY OWN STUNTS – 14 MINS.

Rob Jarman is a downhill mountain bike specialist and a professional stuntman. Following a near-fatal accident, he has battled to stay atop both fields. It’s an emotional and gripping story about how hard it is to let go.

DESERT ICE – 12 MINS

American ice climbers Jesse Huey and Scott Adamson climb into the remote high-desert slot canyons of Southwest Utah in search of what some are calling the best water-ice discovery of the last 20 years.

DREAM – 5 MINS

When a newbie kayaker goes paddling, he discovers a posse of pros on the river and wonders whether someday he could ever be that cool.

INTO THE DITCH – 2 MINS

2 friends, 1 ditch. Nothing has changed, but now everything is different. Watch as friends Ben Marr and Rush Sturges tackle breakneck speeds down a 500ft tall drainage ditch.

LITTLE RED BUS (SPECIAL EDIT) – 22 MINS

(Full length movie won Best Film – Mountain Sports)

Hold onto your hats, get ready, and buckle up for a wild ride packed full of thrills and spills. All aboard the Little Red Bus!

UNDEAD – 8 MINS

Two energetic young athletes re-invigorate the sport of SMX, a combination of mountain biking and snowboarding.

THE UNRIDEABLES: ALASKA RANGE – 18 MINS

Glorious cinematographic eye candy! Expert speed flyers test their limits in a massive, volatile landscape of ice and snow.

VALLEY UPRISING – THE STONEMASTERS – 31 MINS

(Feature Film won Grand Prize)

The legendary “Stonemasters” ushered in a raucous new era of climbing in Yosemite’s climbing revolution, marked by drugs, partying, battles with park authorities and some of the world’s hardest climbing.

See the trailer on youtube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T603iBzdjhA

Hosted by The Kimberley Conference & Athlete Training Centre the Radical Reels Tour screens on Tuesday September 8th at the Conference Centre. Tickets available online at www.meetkimberley.ca.