If you've found yourself pondering the resolve of an action sports athlete and their relentless pursuit of the unknown, ruminate no longer.
New documentary, The Search for Freedom, will be released in a national one-day theatrical event next week, on June 10. In a partnership with The Earth Network, Abramorama, Tugg and Vimeo, GrindTV is proud to announce that the film will be available in more than 75 theaters across the U.S. Following the one-day event, the film’s V.O.D.. release in the States will be Aug. 10.
Written and directed by Jon Long, the film is a revealing dive into the motivation and mindset of pioneers hailing from the sports of surfing, snowboarding, skiing, skateboarding, mountain biking and more.
The film features wide-eyed, heart stopping footage is coupled with in depth interviews with skate board legend Tony Hawk, world champion surfer Kelly Slater, the modern day "Evel Knievel" Robbie Maddison, climbing icon Ron Kauk, windsurfing world Champion Robby Naish, world champion paddle boarder Kai Lenny, world champion long boarder Kelia Moniz, street skater Nyjah Huston, X Games Gold Medalist Tom Schaar, as well as the Godfather of the Action sports film Warren Miller, the father of the mountain bike Gary Fisher, Quiksilver founder and surfer Bob McKnight, filmmaker Bruce Brown, and rock climber and Patagonia founder Yvon Chouinard, among others
Celebrate the defiant few whose footsteps led to a burgeoning highway of industry on next week. Check your local listings for movie times.
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