Sender Suite Screening
Watch movies about climbers Ueli Steck, Alex Honnold, and Dean Potter Thursday March 22, at 8 P.M. EST. Then join the athletes and Peter Mortimer and Nick Rosen of Sender Films for an online discussion about risk.
Thanks for watching tonight. We are no longer screening these movies. They are available for purchase in the Sender Films store. To read the transcript of our chat with Dean Potter, Ueli Steck, and filmakers Peter Mortimer and Nick Rosen, click here.
First Movie: Fly or Die
Dean Potter has been pushing the limits of climbing for more than a decade. His latest vision combines free soloing with BASE jumping. Watch as Potter takes climbing to new a level in the Swiss Alps.
For more on Potter, read “The Aerialist,” by Matt Samet. Follow Potter on Facebook here.
Second Movie: Swiss Machine (starts at 24:06 in the video above)
Be it the Himalayas or the Alps, Swiss mountaineer Ueli Steck sprints up the world’s most dangerous mountains in record time. This is the story of Steck’s ground-breaking ascent of the infamous Eiger.
For more on Steck, read “Speed Freak,” by Tim Neville.
Third Movie: Alone on the Wall (starts at 43:21 in the video above)
Twenty-three-year old Alex Honnold fearlessly climbs massive walls without a rope. But when he takes on Yosemite’s Half Dome–the greatest freesolo ever attempted–Honnold learns the meaning of fear.
For more on Honnold read “No Strings Attached,” by David Roberts.
To purchase these films go to Sender Films‘ Store.
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