"A Skier's Journey" - Iran

In the first of three episodes of the final season of "A Skier's Journey", Jordan Manley, Chad Sayers and Forrest Coots make their way to Iran for a glimpse through the looking glass at the public and private lives of one of the richest cultures in the world. 

From A Skier's Journey:

“Should we go?” Chad Sayers and Forrest Coots decide, indeed, they should. Upon arriving in Iran, they are welcomed with profound warmth, stunned by the immense beauty of the landscape and culture. Threaded through Tehran’s bustling bazaars to Isfahan’s dazzling mosques, the two skiers get a glimpse at the complex dichotomy that divides public and private lives in Iran. As journalist Elaine Sciolino writes, “Iran can be dazzling, and light-filled, a reflection of its complexities; but it can also be cold, confusing, and impenetrable.” To travel to Iran is a reminder of the virtues of travel itself. Nothing is as it first appears. At private ski chalets atop slopes of the Alborz and Zagros mountains, rules and customs relent.

Presented by Arc'teryx in association with Gore-Tex.

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Director / Producer / Camera / Editor: Jordan Manley
Featuring: Chad Sayers & Forrest Coots
Associate Producer: Laura Yale
Script Consultants: Daniel Irvine & Chad Manley
Assistant Editors: Bill Hawley & Natasha Irvine
Additional Sound Design & Mix: Jeff Yellen

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