All Aboard!

5 films in this block (61 minutes)

All Aboard!

Strap on those skis, snowboards, kiteboards – let’s go for a ride! Let’s check out the slopes of Iran (“Iran: A Skier’s Journey”), and tumble down Mount Bohemia (“Twilight Zone”). Or, maybe windsurfer for the environment (“Follow the Wind”). Why not even see how local skis are made in “Shaggy Ski’s”? Let’s go!


The Films

The Snowblader

  • Year 2017
  • Country USA
  • Runtime 5 min
  • Director Tim Roberts

If you’ve spent time skiing around the Utah’s Wasatch Front, you’ve probably seen or shared a chair with Burke Weir. A local at Alta, Brighton, Snowbird, and Solitude, Burke and his blades are a well-known fixture on the hill. His love for skiing is unparalleled.

Follow the Wind

  • Year 2017
  • Country Netherlands
  • Runtime 38 min
  • Director Bob van de Gronde

Jerrie van de Kop follows the wind cycle to kiteboard between the warm waters of the Indian Ocean and the snowy peaks of Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania, to raise awareness of ecological threats to the region.

Iran: A Skier's Journey

  • Year 2016
  • Country USA
  • Runtime 12 min
  • Director Jordan Manley

Cautioned not to travel to Iran, skiers Chad Sayers and Forrest Coots go anyway. They find comfort in Tehran’s bustling bazaars, Isfahan’s dazzling mosques, and the powder-filled slopes of the Alborz mountain range. Iran is a culture not easily understood, but profoundly welcoming.

Twilight Zone

  • Year 2018
  • Country USA
  • Runtime 3 min
  • Director Ben Cole

A brief escape from life at school in lower Michigan to the backcountry paradise and powder pockets of Mount Bohemia in the Kewennaw Peninsula. A short edit put together from our weekend spent ripping around in the trees and tossing ourselves off a few cliffs. Skiers - Matt Eckel, Mikey Knoth, Ben Cole

Shaggy's Skis

  • Year 2018
  • Country USA
  • Runtime 3 min
  • Director Aaron Peterson

The Thompson family of Shaggy’s Copper Country Skis craft custom skis from quality hardwoods in Northern Michigan.