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Down Days

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Down Days is a documentary that follows the lifestyle, thoughts, and emotions of the big mountain extreme skier. The journey takes us on a month long film shoot in Haines, Alaska. Learn what it takes to be a professional skier who battles increasing risks to satisfy sponsors and progress the sport, while conquering Alaska’s infamous weather conditions. Experience this emotional roller coaster through the unique perspective of the people involved in making it all happen, from the heli guides to the film crew, to top athletes including: Daron Rhalves, Cody Townsend, Enak Gavaggio, Jamie Pierre, Reggie Crist, Lynsey Dyer, Richard Permin, Elyse Saugstad, Corey Felton, and Tom Wayes.

Best Soul Award – Winner – Cold Smoke Awards – Bozeman, MT – 2009.
Best Female – Elyse Saugstaad – Nominee – International Freeride Festival – Montreal, Canada – 2008.
Best of the Northwest – Nominee – BendFilm – Bend, OR – 2008.
Official Selection – Festvial Freeride – St. Lary, France – 2009.
Official Selection – X-Dance – Salt Lake City, UT – 2009.
Official Selection – Krasnogorski Film Festival – Moscow, Russia – 2009.