Results for «Extreme sport»

Mount Infinity EN

30m 51s

Mount Infinity is a film about achieving huge goals, freedom, and about growing older. This film follows successful acro pilot Judith Zweifel for two years as she sets out on a journey to learn to Infinite Tumble. Infinity Tumbling means a continuous series of loops during which the pilot flies vertically over the wing. During that time Judith has to overcome her fears and doubts – the result is a uniquely honest and often surprising look into the private world of an extreme sportswoman.

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Nomads Seeking Adventure 307 - Freestyle Snowmobile Madness Across America

26m 00s

The world’s best freestyle snowmobilers tour in Alaska to perform for their fans. Long time pro Ryan Britt struggles to perform the death defying back flip in front of his home crowd while newcomer Nathan Moncrief copes with the struggles of being a newcomer. While touring in Alaska the whole group drives to Valdez, the home of extreme snowmobiling, for some fun in the deepest snow these flatlanders have ever seen!

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Saslonch Suite

28m 18s

What happens when some extreme sports people enter into a dialogue with some jazz musicians on the face of a rock? Andreas Pichler documents a project from the South Tyrol Jazz Festival, Alto Adige, in which climbers and tightrope walkers find their own unique rhythm. If you are not fully concentrated, if you are not present, you have lost. This rule is valid for both musicians and climbers. In an extraordinary symbiosis, jazz musicians accompany climbers and slack liners on their tours.

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Saslonch Suite

28m 18s

What happens when some extreme sports people enter into a dialogue with some jazz musicians on the face of a rock? Andreas Pichler documents a project from the South Tyrol Jazz Festival, Alto Adige, in which climbers and tightrope walkers find their own unique rhythm. If you are not fully concentrated, if you are not present, you have lost. This rule is valid for both musicians and climbers. In an extraordinary symbiosis, jazz musicians accompany climbers and slack liners on their tours.

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Gallo

1h 12m

Gallo lost his sight in a fateful accident while he was surfing. He was 39 years old. Far from giving up, he went back to surfing again and in 2016 he has won the World Adaptive Surfing Championship. Gallo wants to prove that people with disabilities can take any challenge they set themselves, and he will face one of the most difficult and dangerous challenges of his life: surfing a big wave.

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Gallo

1h 12m

Gallo lost his sight in a fateful accident while he was surfing. He was 39 years old. Far from giving up, he went back to surfing again and in 2016 he has won the World Adaptive Surfing Championship. Gallo wants to prove that people with disabilities can take any challenge they set themselves, and he will face one of the most difficult and dangerous challenges of his life: surfing a big wave.

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Following Contador

32m 50s

Following Contador - A journey through the passion for cycling. Alberto Contador and members of the Team Fundacion Contandor are invited at the 'RHXDUE' event which was organised in October 2014 by rh+ who supports their dream of becoming professional cyclistst.

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Roller Derby, Track Girls

52m 19s

Roller Derby’s world is boiling. The pre-selections to be part of the French Team, the national team which will participate to the world cup in Dallas, have started. Players from all over the country meet to take their chance. The forty girls selected will train for a year. Only twenty of them will eventually go at the end of the adventure and will compete for the world cup. One year of meeting people, creating great friendships, having rants, but above all one year of Derby.

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Roller Derby, Track Girls

52m 19s

Roller Derby’s world is boiling. The pre-selections to be part of the French Team, the national team which will participate to the world cup in Dallas, have started. Players from all over the country meet to take their chance. The forty girls selected will train for a year. Only twenty of them will eventually go at the end of the adventure and will compete for the world cup. One year of meeting people, creating great friendships, having rants, but above all one year of Derby.

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Overland Season 15 Episode 4 – In the middle of Oasis and sandstorms

50m 10s

At the legendary Jade Gate, we leave behind us Han China and enter the land of the Uyghur, the Muslim population that inhabits the North West of China. The most adventurous part of the journey awaits us: the exploration of the Taklamakan Desert with the tallest dunes in the world and the powerful sandstorms caused by the torrid Karaburan wind. The southern track of the Silk Road features a series of important Oasis-Cities that are irrigated by the water coming from the glaciers of the Kunlun.

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Overland Season 15 Episode 6 – On the border of four States

50m 50s

Once we reach Urumqi, the capital of the Autonomous Region of Xinjiang, our attention will be focused on the population that lives in this area of China, which is mainly Muslim in cultural and religious terms. Although the Han represent the majority, the Uyghurs insist on having their own state. The journey continues in the territory to the North of Urumqi and our encounter with thousand of oil wells shows the great race for the exploitation of the territory.

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Overland Season 15 Episode 1 – Beijing

49m 50s

Overland’s journey starts from Beijing, which has now become one of the most modern cities in the world. With its peaceful daily invasion of tourists and visitors Tiananmen Square has changed radically, like it had on every previous occasion Overland passed through it: in 1985 with 3 fiat pandas in a sea of bicycles, in 1989 with the Itala shortly before the student protests, in 1999 with the orange trucks and in 2005 with the bicycles, in a square which was then full of motorised vehicles.

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Overland Season 15 Episode 3 – Gansu corridor

49m 58s

From Lanzhou, after passing the Yellow River, we head back up the Gansu corridor, an obligatory step to head West amongst the final dunes of the Gobi desert to the North an the snow-capped mountains of Qilian Shan to the South. There will be numerous historical and artistic testimonies, which were in part described by Marco Polo who lived here for a bout a year.

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Overland Season 15 Episode 5 – On the Northern Silk Road

51m 21s

The journey on the Southern Silk Road continues from Hotan and ends in Kashgar, which in ancient times was considered the city with the largest open-ait market in the known world. Today the extraordinary bazar is relegated to a covered pavilion surrounded by huge buildings. Kashgar is the starting point for the Northern branch of the Silk Road that will lead us to Turpan over a series of new roads, modern cities and stretches of the ancient track with ruins of the abandoned ancient dwellings.

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Overland Season 15 Episode 8 – Genghis Khan and Inner Mongolia

52m 30s

We continue along a route amongst the sand dunes of the Badain Jaran desert. Mongolia presents its most well known but most shocking side: in a single valley we counted 49 coal- fired power stations. The Genghis Khan Mausoleum tells the story of this great historic character, who played a huge role in China’s, while the Taoist monastery Wudang reveals the Buddhist religion of the population.

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Overland Season 15 Episode 7 – From the Altai to the Gansu

50m 48s

The Altai Mountains offers us forests, Kazakh tents, grazing animals, Siberian and Mongolian ethnic minorities. The Uyghurs, the ancient inhabitants of the territory, are mainly concentrated in the large cities and dedicate themselves mainly to trade and their families. The Kanas Natural Reserve, with its marvellous eponymous lake, has been transformed into a story of Chinese Switzerland, given the incredible similarity of the buildings in the vast pine forests.

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Overland Season 15 Episode 2 – Xi'an, where the Silk Roads start

50m 17s

With its splendid testimonies of grandeur, the city of Xi'an offers travellers the Terracotta Warriors and the Wild Goose Pagoda. Here Buddhism spread easily thanks to the enormous quantity of people who coexisted in a single territory, despite being of different religions. Even now Muslims organise markets full of culinary resources and trading stalls.

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Leather and Ink

1h 02m

Documentary that analyses the changes suffered in the sports press over the years. For a long time, journalists created a generation of sports fans, a generation that idolized athletes regardless of the jersey that they wore. This scenario nolongerexists, the media has shifted to a civil war that certainly has encompassed their readers. As if it were an old medieval epic, the media has exchanged to ball for blood.

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All I Need is a Ball

24m 29s

Paloma Pujol, tired of being the only freestyler woman in Spain, challenges herself to open the female category in the Spanish Football Freestyle Championship, but she needs at least four more girls to achieve her goal.

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All I Need is a Ball

24m 29s

Paloma Pujol, tired of being the only freestyler woman in Spain, challenges herself to open the female category in the Spanish Football Freestyle Championship, but she needs at least four more girls to achieve her goal.

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Uncharted Lines

1h 05m

Every climbing reward comes at the cost of a potential risk, but when you are a climbing pioneer, driven by the unknown and unexpected, you are willing to risk whatever it takes for the chance to find the perfect first ascent line. This is a story of exploration and discovery, a journey of friendship and solitude, a quest to fuel an obsessive passion. Starring Paul Robinson, Jimmy Webb, Daniel Woods, Chris Sharma and Niky Ceria.

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Gamers

57m 00s

This documentary tells the story of the young videogame enthusiasts who form part of a new generation that no longer plays just for fun. Although the reality of this trend has largely been ignored or belittled by many adults, it is a mass phenomenon and not just a niche interest - a phenomenon shared by millions of young people around the world.

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The All Saints Perfect Chapter

33m 30s

Surfer Ricardo Dos Santos, special guest of the 4th Edition of Perfect Chapter was shot in Brazil days before he found out he has been invited to participate in one of the biggest sporting events in Portugal. 'The All Saints Perfect Chapter' is a compelling surf documentary that follows the journey of Bruno Dos Santos, the surfer who took his place. Official Selections: Bells Beach Surf Film Festival 2016 & Surf at Lisbon Film Fest 2015.

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Steampunks

33m 00s

A fast paced action film that will get you amped to go surfing! Mental surfing above the lip by shredders like Dane Reynolds, Kelly Slater, John John Florence, Cory Lopez and Bobby Martinez. Filmed around the world including Australia, Hawaii and California.

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Roller Coasters

55m 35s

The incredible giant iron skeletons that populate amusement parks defy the laws of physics for millions of passengers each year across the globe.Starting with the first attractions in Russia 4 centuries ago, this documentary traces the historical and technological evolution of these “terror tracks”, which are constantly evolving in order to generate new and extreme levels of excitement.

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Roller Coasters

55m 35s

The incredible giant iron skeletons that populate amusement parks defy the laws of physics for millions of passengers each year across the globe.Starting with the first attractions in Russia 4 centuries ago, this documentary traces the historical and technological evolution of these “terror tracks”, which are constantly evolving in order to generate new and extreme levels of excitement.

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Ready to Fly

1h 12m

This is the story of world ski jumping champion, Lindsey Van, and her teammates, who took on the IOC in an epic battle to get women’s ski jumping recognized as an Olympic sport. Since she started ski jumping at the age of seven, Van dreamed of winning an Olympic medal. By the time the Olympics came to her home country of Canada in 2010, she had already won countless competitions, including 13 national championships, and was setting records that beat even the men’s.

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Ready to Fly

1h 12m

This is the story of world ski jumping champion, Lindsey Van, and her teammates, who took on the IOC in an epic battle to get women’s ski jumping recognized as an Olympic sport. Since she started ski jumping at the age of seven, Van dreamed of winning an Olympic medal. By the time the Olympics came to her home country of Canada in 2010, she had already won countless competitions, including 13 national championships, and was setting records that beat even the men’s.

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Jesse Owens

4m 24s

Four-time gold medalist in the 1936 Olympic Games, Jesse Owens was one of the greatest track and field athlete. Hear his story…

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Performing Differently

54m 07s

Sébastien, Rodrigue, Richard, Pascal and Lionel are not top athletes like the others: they have a mental handicap, obvious in one, barely visible in the other. They all have one thing in common: they proudly wear the colors of the France team and claim their membership in adapted sport, reserved for the mentally retarded.

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Tiger Woods

50m 08s

As a child, Tiger Woods was a sporting prodigy. He grew into one of the world's best golfers, and his youth, passion and charisma helped shine a new light on golf and bring hordes of young people into the sport. However, as his career developed, he was rocked by allegations that he was a notorious womanizer, throwing his happy family life into disarray. Prodigy looks at the spectacular rise and fall of Tiger Woods.

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The Women and the Waves 2

42m 38s

The Women and the Waves 2' is a documentary surf film that celebrates women and their unique approach to surfing and life. The film looks at the state of surfing today from a feminine perspective and features positive role models that give back to people and the planet.

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Novato

17m 04s

Francisco Marin, also known as “Novato” (“Rookie” in Spanish), is a 61-year-old climber and the only known person in the world to climb at this level at his age. He reached his maximum sporting achievement on 24th September 2012, when he sent "Geminis", an 8b+ (5.14a) line, and nowadays he has “Florida” as a project, an impressive 8c (5.14b) route. All of them are located in Rodellar, Spain.

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Symphony on Skis

1h 00m

An adventurous ski tour of two sisters, who follow the tracks of their father, across the pristine landscapes of New Zealand. 30 years ago, Gottlieb Braun-Elwert set out on an incredible expedition. He traversed the major glaciers of the Southern Alps, covering 40km and 4000 vertical meters, from the heart of the South Island to the West Coast in just 18 hours. A route of astonishing beauty, immense freedom, breathtaking vistas and dealing with the challenges of an untamed wilderness.

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Ejkei

55m 19s

EJKEI is the first documentary about the history of skateboarding in Puerto Rico. It traces skateboarding's history since the early seventies until now, through the testimonies of iconic skater in the Island. EJKEI offers a past, present and future view of this activity in the Island.

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Comfort Zone

49m 51s

Ladies and Gentlemen: Snowboarding! Why do we snowboard so much? Maybe it’s because we just can’t stand routine. That’s why we go out there everyday on a snow, surf or skateboard as an excuse to find a new adventure. For more than 15 years we travel the world, discover insane places and meet new people from different cultures. So lucky to be able to push and get to know yourself, that’s a real adventure…! Stepping out of our ‘Comfort Zone’ is how we make things happen.

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Nomads Seeking Adventure 304 - Kitesurfing Tahiti

26m 00s

This episode of Nomads joins famous surf photographer, John Bilderback and his wife Alexis, on a kitesurfing adventure in beautiful Tahiti. Accompanied by a number of pro kitesurfers including: Sky Solbach, Kristin Boese and island native, Moehau Goold, this Tahitian adventure is set to be a breathtakingly beautiful journey for the unusual, and increasingly popular, sport of kitesurfing.

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Magic City Hustle

1h 55m

After you’ve tasted glory in college football, what comes next? This film follows several former players for the Miami Hurricanes who get an unexpected chance to turn pro. Only it’s not playing football. The Magic City Casino is starting a new team of jai alai — the sport popular in Latin America and nearly extinct in the U.S.

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Magic City Hustle

1h 55m

After you’ve tasted glory in college football, what comes next? This film follows several former players for the Miami Hurricanes who get an unexpected chance to turn pro. Only it’s not playing football. The Magic City Casino is starting a new team of jai alai — the sport popular in Latin America and nearly extinct in the U.S.

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Inspiring Women - Serena Williams

3m 08s

Inspiring short form profiles on iconic women throughout history. Each vignette presents different and unique personalities and highlights their journeys and success achieved against adversities within the fields of TV, film and music. Get a closer look at these amazing women as they share advice on topics such as health, food, and beauty.

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Manyas

1h 13m

Manyas is a feature film that shows Club Atlético Peñarol fans, their joys and sorrows… A thousand different ways of expressing their love and unconditional faithfulness to their team: the making of the giant flag, tattoos, songs, trips abroad, among other things. This film includes statements by dozens of fans that fill this special cultural phenomenon with passion, energy, and rhythm.

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PLANET FIGHT senegal

53m 36s

Aurélien, a French Martial Arts Champion, discovers different wrestling sports/techniques from all around the world. He emerges himself during a week with a Champion/Coach in order to learn the basic rules of that new sport. At the end of the film, Aurélien fights with a local Champion. Meanwhile, with him, the viewers will learn more about the history of that wrestling sport and also about the country, the people, their habits and culture.

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My Playground

50m 39s

The film explores the way Parkour and Freerunning is changing the perception of urban space and how the space is changing the traceurs and free runners. Mainly set in Copenhagen the film follows the making of the first dedicated parkour park in the world. Designed by the danish team, Team JiYo.

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Dis.Traction

30m 15s

Marcilio Browne is a two time world wave sailing champion. While originally from Brazil he has made the Hawaiian island of Maui his permanent home to better follow his passion. 'Dis.Traction' follows Marcilio during his first training sessions leading into to the decisive season’s final contest where all the world’s greatest from the sport compete for the ultimate prize.

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Nomads Seeking Adventure 303 - Mountain Biking the Alps

25m 59s

This episode of Nomads will spend more time with Team Cannondale and riders Mick Hannah, Wayne Goss, and George Ryan as they set out on a wild ride through Europe, exploring every different aspect of mountain biking that Europe has to offer. Again, Nomads will go from the single track and big dirt jumps, to meeting with dealers, going to trade shows and meeting the fans. This journey will truly allow the viewer to dive into the life of a pro mountain biker in the home of all mountain sports.

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5 Elements

45m 18s

This film is the compilation of several of the most epic windsurfing travel adventures ever undertaken by Thomas Miklautsch. Furthermore, this is one of our favorite videos in the New World Spirits line-up. Considered as one of the most free-spirited windsurfers ever, in '5 Elements' Thomas Miklautsch travels to The Amazon, Antarctica, Chile, Argentina, Tierra del Fuego, The Andes, and even...San Francisco, among other places.

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Wonders of Victoria

23m 14s

From Portland with its tuna fishing and swimming with seals. To Bendigo and its vintage trams. Also MILDURA and the mighty Murray River and its paddle steamers. To Falls Creek and yoga in the snow. As well, West Wyalong: historic wool sheds, sunset on Lake Cowal.

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Life Line

52m 23s

Taïg Khris in total immersion in the universe of the Slackline ! This sport consists of crossing a webbing line a few centimetres thick suspended between two points above the ground.Andy Lewis, world champion and an emblematic figure in the sport, plays host to Taïg in Moab, Utah and shares his daily routine with him.

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Chris Dennis - Between Worlds

44m 55s

Born and raised in a rural village on the north-eastern coast of Trinidad, Chris Dennis has a dream: to become a world-recognised surfer. His considerable talent has taken him far, but to become one of the top 100 in his sport, this young man of modest means will need more than just his natural ability. Does Chris have what it takes to go all the way, or is he fated to remain between worlds?

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Dream of the future S1 Ep2 - SPORT

50m 49s

As we embark upon the 21st century, sports now occupy a central role in our lives. They set the pace of our daily routines, influence our lifestyles, and maintain our health and general well being. This episode will show how the athletes of 2050 will be spoiled with technological choices.

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Dakar Surf City

51m 14s

Following in the footsteps of Oumar Seye, the first professional surfer from Sub-Saharen Africa, Cherif, Paké, Assane and Mbabou dream of becoming pro surfers. These 4 childhood friends from the village of Ngor in Dakar make up Senegal’s national surf team and will represent their country at the ISA World Surfing Games in Biarritz, France. This is the first time that Senegal has been represented, and the stakes couldn’t be higher for these worthy ambassadors of the “Teranga” spirit.

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Shifting Ice + Changing Tides

30m 09s

‘Shifting Ice and Changing Tides’ is a human and wind powered, female led, ski and sail expedition to the west coast of Greenland. In this remote, fascinating and beautiful region, six women will explore and ski first descents while limiting their environmental footprint by sailing and climbing.

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Draw

37m 24s

In home, stadiums, offices and pubs around the world, there is an ongoing generational debate over whose country had the best sports era. Sabbatical Entertainment settles the debate in this exclusive original production, Maradona and Messi from Argentina, Pelé and Neymar from Brazil, Valderrama and James from Colombia, Chicharito and Hugo Sánchez from Mexico. Their triumphs, defeats, unique characteristics and statistics. Between each of these pairs of stars, who is the best? What unites them?

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