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Now available on a single disc, two of the most beautifully produced big mountain actions sports ski films ever made. These films, "Respect" and "The Waiting Game" take you to the most exciting and dangerous freeski zones on the planet. See big mountain skiing that can only be reached by helicopter in Andalsnes, Norway; Sun Valley, Idaho; Bridger Bowl, Montana; Jackson Hole, Wyoming; Alta, Utah and Valdez, Alaska. Witness some of the most breathtaking, exhilarating and inspirational skiing you have ever seen as some of the world's greatest extreme skiers face the most difficult and treacherous runs.
The waiting is the hardest part. The anticipation of the next face shot, of an untracked heli run, and of an approaching storm is enough to drive this group of skiers to devote their lives to the pursuit of a sport and a lifestyle. Get to know these athletes as they show why the wait is always worth it.
Going to Alaska is an extreme freeskiers dream come true. See some of the most amazing and gorgeous mountains as the skiers take their runs down extraordinary untouched terrain. It's not always that much fun when you're scared for your life and you can't see where you're going, but these fantastic athletes face the dangers down big mountain faces in the truest form of backcountry extreme skiing.
With: Julian Carr; Doug Coombs; Reggie & Zach Crist; Dean Cummings; Lynsey Dyer; John Griber; Stian Hagen; Jon Klaczkiewicz; Kent Kreitler; Sverre Liliequist; Brant Moles; Jamie Pierre; Jason Tattersall; Dan Treadway; John Verdon; Sage Cattabriga-Alosa; Jeff Robertson; Trevor Hiatt; Jeff Annetts; Rob Kingwill; Harlow Wetschler; Patrick Heaney; Keegan Pfeil; Darrell Miller; Jeff Leger; Dan Petrus; Doug Workman; Steve Romeo; Reed Finlay
It's something that every skiing athlete must have - respect for the raw natural powers of the huge mountains they ski. These proving grounds are unpredictable and can change from a pristine mountain face to a death trap avalanche in an instant. Pushing the envelope is the path these adrenaline addicted athletes vigorously pursue.
Spend time inside their heads as they chase the perfect moment, the perfect snow ... the safe trip down. And, see the extraordinary footage of these athletes as they discover new mountain ranges. With: Andrea Binning; Stian Hagen; Jonny Law; Will Burks; Reggie & Zach Crist; Kent Kreitler; Mike Mannelin; Billy Poole; Drew Stoecklein; Cody Townsend; Dan Treadway; Julian Carr; James Heim; Trevor Hiatt; Phil Meier; Trevor Thomas; Mike Tierney; Cody Townsend; Seb Michaud; Pierre Yves-LeBlanc; Dave McReynolds; Brant Moles; Carlo Travarelli; Phil Meier; Bryce Phillips; Dean Cummings; Guy Deschenes; James Heim; Jon Orarback; Drew Stoecklein; Cody Townsend; Dan Treadway; Per Huss
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