Such is Life
It takes the Earth 24 hours to rotate around its axis, 7 rotations in a week, and 365 spins to make a ski film. The making of a ski film is not a hobby for us, but a way of life. Our talented group of athletes train year round, work odd jobs, and dream throughout the off season of what the upcoming season will bring. The filming season begins at the first sighting of snowflakes in November and comes to conclusion with the summer heat waves mid June. In 2008, Rage Films witnessed an unbelievable year that was unsurpassed by others as Rage won award after award, including Best Core Film at X-Dance and Best Film at IF3. Epic amounts of snow yielded huge jumps, gnarly lines and exploratory trips around the world. Athletes threw tricks they have never done before, break through performances were caught on film, and some just learned how to travel with dependents (even if it was a ferret), but most importantly, the ante was upped for progressive skiing and cinematography. This is a reflection on the dedication, perseverance, loyalty, and excitement the crew works for all year. Such is our lives. Such is life.
Best Female – Jamie Burge – Winner – International Freeride Festival – Montreal, Canada – 2008.
Best Female – Jessica Sobolowski – Nominee – International Freeride Festival – Montreal, Canada – 2008.
Best Female – Jamie Burge – Nominee – Powder Video Awards – Aspen, CO – 2009.
Best Powder – Kyler Cooley – Nominee – Powder Video Awards – Aspen, CO – 2009.
Best Cinematography – Winner – Festival Freeride – St. Lary, France – 2009.
Official Selection – X-Dance – Salt Lake City, UT – 2009.
Official Selection – Krasnogorski Film Festival – Moscow, Russia – 2009.