Fast and Light explores a tribe of sky and mountain runners who are motivated by pushing their limits in some of the world’s most extreme mountain environments.
Great stories don’t need introductions but just need to be heard. Same goes for the ‘From Squaw to Auburn’ film that chronicles filmmaker Billy Yang’s first Western States 100 Race. It wasn’t the day he had envisioned in his head, but it was still the experience of a lifetime.
The Wild is a celebration of surf filmmaking and a nod to the technology being used these days to document surfing like never before. The short film featuring 15 years old surf prodigy Noah Beschen, came out as the 2015 REDirect Surf Film Festival Grand Prize Winner.
Salomon Running TV presents Kroger’s Canteen. A tribute to an aid station, 32 miles into the Hardrock 100 Endurance Run and also the highest station in the course on a tiny ledge. Situated 13,100ft above sea level.
In One Day: Ivan Zinn’s Western States Run is a short film by Journeyfilm. Last year, an ultramarathoner by the name of Ivan Zinn set out to run Western States in under 24 hours.
The annual Lake Sonoma 50 miles race is held on the rugged trails at Lake Sonoma. The course is 86% single track and 9% dirt roads, with the first 2.4 miles on a paved country road. This year the event reached its eight edition with a field of killer elites at the starting line. Lake Sonoma is part of the Montrail Ultra Cup Series. The top two men and women finishers will each earn a spot at the 2015 Western States 100. This year’s top two consisted of Alex Varner and Ryan Bak in the men’s group. Stephanie How and Cassie Scallon formed the first two finishing women. Filmer Billy Yang was present to capture the race. If you’ve ever been curious what it’s like to run with the lead pack in a super competitive ultra marathon, watch this video following both the elite men and women during the opening mile of the 2015 Lake Sonoma 50 Mile.
Kyle Dietz is a former professional Mixed Martial Arts fighter, who felt there was nothing more to gain in fighting and turned his head to ultra running. The film follows Dietz as he trains in and around his home town in Iowa for the RUT 50k at Big Sky in Montana.
Ultrarunners Krissy Moehl, Jeff Browning and Luke Nelson run 106 miles through the newly opened Patagonia Park in Chile, to celebrate and highlight Conservacion Patagonica’s efforts to re-wild and protect this vast landscape.
The term “fell” is an often used Northern England expression for hill or mountain. It is presumed that Shepherds were probably the first ever fell runners with the earliest documented accounts of running in the fells dating back to the 11th Century
An idea… is where things start. A thought… a flash of brilliance. Or simply a hint from nature. For the insignificant has been known to have triggered the greatest achievements of our times. Be inspired by Trailrunning. Be inspired by German ultra runner Anne-Marie Flammersfeld, who in 2012 emerged as the first woman to ever win all four events in the 4 Deserts series. And not only that, she did it all in one year.
The Rapha Super Cross has entered its third season and finally accommodated the one ingredient that makes cyclocross fun to watch, mud. All participants and spectators were able to enjoy a portion of frites, beer and cowbells with their racing, creating an unforgettable atmosphere.