FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
TEXAS THEATER TO HOST DALLAS PREMIERE OF “THE STORY”
On March 9, 2011 at 7:30 PM
The Ski Channel Film Tour stops in Dallas, TX for an evening of skiing and mountain sport cinema
Los Angeles, CA March 4, 2011 – The Ski Channel Film Tour’s THE STORY comes to the Texas Theaterin Oak Cliff on March 7, 2011. “The Story” features mountain sports’ biggest stars including the marquee athletes of alpine skiing, Bode Miller, Lindsey Vonn, and X Games phenom Bobby Brown. Poignant narratives and mesmerizing alpine backdrops tell the tale of those who devote their lives to the mountain.
The show starts at 7PM. Tickets for the premiere are $8 for regular tickets and $7 for discount tickets (students, seniors, club members).
“The Story” was shot on location in Mt. Everest, Nepal, the Antarctic Peninsula, Portillo, Chile and Las Leñas, Argentina. The film takes viewers on an incredible journey down sky-scraper steep first descents in Haines, Alaska and to iconic ski resorts like Mammoth Mountain, Whistler Blackcomb, Jackson Hole, Snowbird, Grand Targhee, Deer Valley and Vail. Through poignant stories and epic skiing, snowboarding, river surfing and unimaginable variations of human flight, the film explores the intangible feeling that drives those who devote their lives to the mountains.
“The film is a celebration and character study of some of the most interesting, successful, daring and charismatic people on the planet,” said The Ski Channel CEO Steve Bellamy who wrote and directed the film. “It is a piece of work that will hopefully be unifying to our industry as it speaks to all of those appreciative of ski films and mountain sport cinema. It is inspirational. It is an incredible, death-defying journey of human accomplishment that rivals anything we will see in our lifetimes.”
Such shots include Jamie Pierre hucking 255 feet off the back of Fred’s Mountain in Grand Targhee, Willie Bogner’s work in the Bond films, Bode Miller taking on a giant Hammerhead shark, and Mike Tierney jumping off a 120 foot cliff into water.
The teaser for THE STORY can be viewed at www.theskichannel.com/filmtour
“The Story” is part of The Ski Channel Film Tour that is traveling across the country, spreading the message of mountain sport infatuation through ski cinema. More information on The Ski Channel Film Tour is available at www.theskichannel.com/filmtour.
Press images can be downloaded from www.theskichannel.com/skifilmtour.
The Ski Channel www.theskichannel.com is an original, free ad supported network delivered on cable, satellite and IPTV services, web, wireless and other means of distribution. It is the only television network devoted to the wide variety of year round mountain activities such as skiing, snowboarding, hiking, biking, backpacking, climbing, etc, along with many off-slope activities. The Ski Channels’ content inspires and informs audiences with magazine shows, movies, events, news, weather and programs that focus on destination travel, equipment, instruction and real estate.