This Wild Land

Threats to the Boundary Waters have taken many forms over time, but dedication to keeping this area safe has endured. This film's focus is on the people who help spread appreciation for the land and carry on, in their own individual ways, the legacy of Sigurd Olson, a writer and conservationist who was responsible for the area's National Forest designation in 1978.  Watch this film in the Lakes Program
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Can't Beat This Place for Fun

Can’t Beat This Place For Fun takes you into the work—and play!—shop of Flagstaff, Arizona’s Fretwater Boatworks as they keep the tradition of wooden boat building alive.Watch this film in the Rivers Program.
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The Mystery

The Mystery offers a rare glimpse into this obscure sport  of squirt boating and the dedicated few who keep the tradition alive. Watch this film in the Rivers Program.
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The New Generation of Whitewater Paddlers

For almost 30 years, Ken Whiting's life has been guided by the paddle in his hands. Now, his passion for whitewater has come full circle, as he and his nine-year-old daughter run the river and challenge whitewater for the first time in separate kayaks. Watch this film in the Rivers Program.
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How It Feels To Finally Get A New Drysuit

New suit, new you. What better way to welcome the shoulder paddling season than with the warm embrace of a drysuit? Times were tough in 2020, and director Karl Jensen hopes this sketch about leveling up into immersion wear makes you laugh. Watch this film in the Rivers Program.
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River Runner

For high school teacher and whitewater kayaker Crista Wiles, hucking 20-foot waterfalls isn’t a big deal. But to her, pushing her sport isn’t about getting sendy and taking on bigger risks. It’s about personal challenges, introducing new people to the rivers and celebrating the tight-knit community surrounding the sport.  Watch this film in the Rivers Program.
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