About Nomads of the Sea Director & Producer: Tom Vetterl In 2020 and 2021, filmmaker Tom Vetterl had big plans. Perhaps you did, too. Many projects and expeditions were canceled or put on hold during the coronavirus pandemic. Fortunately, sea kayakers are resilient. Nomads Of The Sea encourages viewers to stay optimistic. It’s a rallying cry for the better days ahead and a reminder we grow with every challenge we face. Watch this film in the Adrenaline 2022 Virtual Program. Rent Now »
For whitewater dory lovers, there’s no better place than Idaho. The state’s miles of wild, free-flowing rivers are home to the country’s deepest gorges and some of the best big-water rapids. In 1972, renowned conservationist and Grand Canyon Dories founder Martin Litton asked Curt Chang if he’d like to take some boats and a crew to Hells Canyon. After an initial scouting trip, Curt started up the Idaho operation. Since then, Curt has fostered a community of river guides who care deeply about rivers, running good trips, and the legacy of dories.
American Whitewater is proud to release a new series of river safety films. These films offer up-to-date and easily digestible tips to help keep you and your friends safe on the water. Designed to simply and effectively communicate the most basic elements of whitewater safety, these films provide a basis for essential but not always readily available river knowledge that anyone wishing to spend time in a river environment should know.
This is the story of a 90-year-old Balinese fisherman, Wayan, who can no longer fish because of the vast amount of plastic pollution in the ocean. Wayan instead uses his fishing boat and net to collect trash from the ocean in hopes of one day being able to fish again. The story is a glimpse into how one human uses his resources to make a difference and a reminder that if we all play our part, we can accomplish something much greater than ourselves.