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On Saturday, legendary snowboarder and Adventurer of the Year Jeremy Jones will premiere Higher: The Final Chapter on his home turf in Squaw Valley, California. Following up on his previous films Deeper and Further, this time Jeremy shares his own personal story and his evolving relationship with risk. Here the ten-time Big-Mountain Rider of the Year and founder of…

Austrian climber David Lama‘s incredible natural abilities to ascend things showed at an early age. After mastering sport climbing, David, now 23 years old, shifted his focus and aspirations to free climbing and alpinism, eventually to claim one of the greatest free ascents in history—the first free ascent of the Southeast Ridge on Patagonia’s Cerro…

Photograph courtesy Universal PicturesSANCTUM EXTREME ADVENTURE CONTEST: Share your best adventure story and photo for a chance to win great prizes! Find out more here.Alister Grierson, director of the new adventure film Sanctum, had never donned flippers and an oxygen tank before he signed on to join 3-D pioneers James Cameron and Andrew Wight's underwater…

Danny Boyle, the Oscar winning director of Slumdog Millionaire just announced his next project: a mountaineer epic about the Colorado-based climber Aron Ralston, according to Variety. Ralston, of course, is best known for cutting off his right hand after an 800-pound boulder fell on it while hiking Utah's Bluejohn Canyon in 2003. The movie, called…

As cyclists—including Lance Armstrong (pictured)—dealt with the 100-mile trail and 14,000-vertical-feet climbs for the annual Leadville 100 mountain bike race this past August, cameras followed to catch all the drama in the former mining town in Colorado. Now, Race Across the Sky: Leadville Trail 100 is set to debut on October 22 at 8pm EST…

Amelia, the movie

Text by Alyson Sheppard Perhaps the greatest adventure mystery of all time, the life and disappearance of American aviator Amelia Earhart, is coming to theaters in October 2009. The romanticized Amelia stars Academy Award-winner Hilary Swank as Earhart, the first woman to solo the Atlantic Ocean, who in a 1937 attempt to be the first…

It’s safe to say that fully half of our staff grew up on the tale of a kid named Max who travels to a land full of Wild Things, has a wild rumpus, and comes back alive. So today, when the trailer for the new feature-length, live action film of Where the Wild Things Are…

Text by Zach Braunstein and Megan Parks The recent New York City premiere of Poor Boyz Production’s latest ski film, Reasons, took full advantage of pent-up pre-ski season energy as guests took to the dance floor, while one indie-pop beat after another pounded through the speakers. The party, sponsored by Red Bull and Bula, was…