MCCONKEY 8:00pm - Salt Lake City, UT
Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 8:00 PM (MDT)
McConkey is a heartfelt examination of the legacy one athlete left to the progression of his sports, and the path he paved to conquer his dreams. Shane McConkey is revered as a pioneer of freeskiing and ski-BASE jumping, and through his talent and ability to use his trademark irreverent humor he inspired countless lives. Featuring incredible action footage and Shane’s own home videos, McConkey offers a rare look at his most intense risks as well as an intimate portrait of his personal life. Through interviews with friends, family, and other action sports legends, the film celebrates Shane and the way he lived. A film from Red Bull Media House in association with Matchstick Productions, McConkey celebrates the life of one of the world’s ultimate innovators.
“A daredevil subject who will quickly endear himself even to viewers who’ve never heard his name.” – John DeFore, The Hollywood Reporter
“A comprehensive story of one of the most interesting lives lived.” – Tess Weaver, Freeskier.com
“If you’ve never seen McConkey tackle massive Alaskan peaks with just a handful of critically executed super-G turns or soar off thousand-foot Norwegian fjords into freefall, your understanding of what’s possible will be rewired. If you’ve watched him for years, you’ll be cheering all over again.” – Micah Abrams, ESPN.com
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ABOUT MSP Films: MSP is the leader in action sport filmmaking. The team at MSP works with the best athletes in the world in the most exotic locations in order to capture compelling images in action sports. Their ultra progressive camera techniques, editing, and production value have earned them many prestigious awards, including 2007 and 2008 Emmy nominations and an unprecedented seven “Movie of the Year” honors awarded at the Powder Video Awards.
ABOUT Red Bull Media House: Red Bull Media House is a global media company that produces, distributes and publishes authentic content and inspirational entertainment programming in the action sports and lifestyle genres. From film to television, print to digital media, music and games, the company’s products can be experienced on the latest devices and platforms, fascinating audiences worldwide. Among other projects, Red Bull Media House was responsible for the documentation and multi-platform distribution of the Red Bull Stratos mission, which held the world’s attention in 2012 delivering the most watched live stream in history. For more information visit http://www.redbullmediahouse.com.
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