Extreme Sports Documentaries
Mountain climbing requires exceptional physical strength because it relies entirely on that. It’s an extreme sport that’s also somewhat of a gamble between life and death.
Stunt riding is dangerous. There are a dozen things that could go wrong when you’re doing a wheelie, and for a lot of people they do.
In St. Louis crime rates have gone up and population has gone down. But the decrease in traffic has shone the spotlight on a new scene that seems to be injecting the city with some much needed life: stunt riding.
The city of Moscow has seven Stalin skyscrapers. Each one has a star at the very top. For roofers, touching one of these stars is a status symbol.
BASE jumping is an extreme sport that has become increasingly popular in the last few years. In 2016, there was a dramatic rise in BASE jumping deaths.
Snowboarding is a recreational activity that involves, but isn’t limited to, descending a snow-covered slope while standing on a board that is attached to the feet.
This award winning film tells the story of one of the world’s most accomplished skiers: Candide Thovex. Born in France in 1982, Candide has won numerous contests and accolades from a very young age.
Freediving is a sport that involves diving underwater on a single breath, without any scuba gear, relying only on one’s own physical and mental strength.
This film offers an interesting journey into the unique history of snowboarding. It explores de cultural forces that shaped this sport into what it is today.
This film is about Montreal-born stunt driver Ken Carter, who made a living by risking his life. He was born as Kenneth Gordon Polsjek in a poverty stricken neighborhood.
This 2015 Best Documentary Feature Winner of the Mountain Film Festival portrays the experience of three friends who set out to climb two of the Seven Summits in 2013.
How do you find inner peace and happiness? What most people do is follow a certain set of rules or participate in a few rituals in the hope that in the end, they will be satisfied.
At a height of 29,028 feet (8,848 meters), Mount Everest is the highest mountain on our planet. It is located in the Himalayas and sits on the border between China and Nepal.
Lance Armstrong is a cheater. When he came clean, he blew the lid, once and for all, on a dirty little secret: sports doping.
In the picture-postcard community of North Vancouver, filmmaker Murray Siple follows men who have turned bottle-picking, their primary source of income, into the extreme sport of shopping cart racing.
Flight of the Frenchies
“I have been filming the Skyliners on an incredible exploration into the world of free flight. Tancrède, Julien, Seb and Antoine are pioneers in ‘highlining’ – a vertiginous combination of climbing, slackline and tightrope walking.
Twenty-three-year-old Alex Honnold is taking the high-stakes sport of free solo climbing to new heights. Climbing truly massive walls without a rope, and zero chance of survival if he falls, Alex is calm and fearless (except when it comes to girls).