In a captivating new film directed by Jérôme Tanon and presented by The North Face, Free Rider, Sam Anthamatten and Victor De Le Rue push new boundaries in the wildest corner of Alaska. A bush pilot drops the small crew of five on a remote, unexplored glacier to conquer the spine walls in a series of ascents, each one more committed. Narrator Jérôme Tanon describes with honesty and a touch of sarcasm what exactly is going on here. Above all, he wants to feel what it's like to be in their shoes, to understand what so-called "free riders" are made of, and what could be the purpose and beauty of freeriding.
Presented by: The North Face
Featuring: Sam Anthamatten & Victor de Le Rue
Directed by: Jérôme Tanon
Produced by: Jérôme Tanon, Victor de Le Rue, Sam Anthamatten
Cinematography by: Christoph Thoresen, Yannick Boissenot, Jérôme Tanon
Soundtrack by: Kaleidoscope, Morgen, Yann Tiersen
Festivals & TV Relations by: Jérôme Tanon, Betty Coquillard
Subtitles: English, French, Spanish, Italian, German, Polish, Finnish, Romanian, Russian. For viewers who are deaf or hearing impaired, English and French descriptive subtitles are available under these language options: English (United Kingdom), French (Canada).
© Georges Biffeton Production, Jérôme Tanon
EHO Mountain Film Festival - Best Short Film
International Freeride Film Festival - Best Film
Transylvania Mountain Festival - Mountain Film Award
Rossland Mountain Film Festival - Best Ski or Snowboard Film