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For The Love Of The Sport

Saturday April 27, 4:30 pm

SIFF Uptown 2
511 Queen Anne Avenue North

Ready, set, action! Strap on your boots and tighten your chinstrap, because you’re about to embark on a wild ride of action sports, extreme activities, and heated competition.

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cycles

Cycle[s]

Matthew Clark Mulligan – Age 22
Oregon

A short visual exploration of the progressing seasons through the lens of a group of adventure sports enthusiasts.

MyLifeDownhill

My Life Downhill

Shane McElroy – Age 20
Arizona

This film is about the meditative lifestyle that comes with downhill skateboarding.

PaddleAway

Paddle Away

Nathan Dethlefsen – Age 18
California

What will happen when paddle replaces surf?

PursuingPassion

Pursuing Passion

Evan Berg – Age 20
Canada

A 10 minute documentary film following aspiring professional skier, Cameron Smith, on his road to making his passion into his profession.

Capture

Capture

Justin Kauffman – Age 19
Kolin Quick-Gunther – Age 19
Washington

Capture showcases the fluidity of multiple action sports through professional athletes
performing in their own environment. It is shot in a variety of locations ranging from the
backcountry of the Rocky Mountains to the late night streets of Seattle.

ShredIt

Shred It

Lane McCall – Age 17
Arkansas

Follow Lane McCall into the intense and fast world of BMX and ArenaCross in this an action sports video that will keep your heart pounding with unbelievable jumps and white knuckle turns. Do you think you have what it takes to Shred It?

MyLifeParkour

My Life: Parkour

Griffin Coxen – Age 14
Washington

In this action sport short, follow Matt as he jumps, climbs, and rolls through different obstacles to the beat of the music.

OnTheLine

On The Line

Alex Grossman – Age 16
Colin Johnson – Age 16
California

A documentary focusing on the 2012 clash between two rival high school football teams – the Menlo Knights and Sacred Heart Prep Gators – in Atherton, California, with the league championship on the line. The story is told from the Menlo team’s perspective, and documents the passion and emotional intensity associated with the “big game.”

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