The Pinnacle of Rush
The 43-year-old Swiss athlete Ueli Kestenholz has achieved everything as a competitive athlete. As a snowboarder he was an Olympic medal winner, world champion and X-Games winner. Now he follows his passion, freeriding, in a very special way. With a speed paraglider and skis, he tackles mountains and lines that would be impossible to ski without a glider. With his extraordinary determination he has mastered speedriding at the highest level. The Pinnacle of Rush illustrates the peculiarities of this young sport and shows the tension and precision that Ueli Kestenholz shows when speedriding. Semi Finalist – London Mountain Film Festival 2020. Jury Prize – Filmfest St. Anton 2019. Official Selections 2020: Fernie Mountain Film Festival, Inkafest, Winter Film Festival, Torello Mountain Film Festival. Official Selections 2019: Freeride Filmfestival, Mountainfilm, Milano Montagna Video Awards.