Shades of Winter - CONNECTS Sandra Lahnsteiner | CONNECTS 26min | Austria In ‘Shades of Winter CONNECTS’ , one of short films Shades of Winter releases in fall 2018, creative producer Sandra
Shades of Winter – CONNECTS
Sandra Lahnsteiner | CONNECTS 26min | Austria
In ‘Shades of Winter CONNECTS’ , one of short films Shades of Winter releases in fall 2018, creative producer Sandra Lahnsteiner shows what she continuously aims for: connecting to people and environments. Her main means: sports in all its facets. Without knowing each other, pro mountain biker Hannah Barnes from Scotland and Austrian freeskier Sandra Lahnsteiner set off to a trip to Iceland together. Their plan is to explore the Troll Peninsula while doing both their sports: freeskiing and mountain biking. Hannah however, is only an average skier; how will she feel following Sandra, a pro skier with steep skiing experience, into the backcountry? Willshe be able to leave her comfort zone, and how can Sandra support her? Vice versa, Sandra will chase the mountain bike girl on the challenging single trails in the vast country of Iceland. By putting on the others’ shoes, the athletes show unseen vulnerability when things turn messy and stressful. The film ‘Shades of Winter CONNECTS’ prompts the audience to connect and identify with Hannah and Sandra and become excited to see how they cope with the challenges along the way.
Shades of Winter – COUPLES
Sandra Lahnsteiner | COUPLES: 16min | Austria
With ‘Shades of Winter: COUPLES’, one of the short films Shades of Winter releases in fall 2018, creative producer Sandra Lahnsteiner (AUT) introduces a new aspect of her female action sport protagonists when Janina Kuzma (NZL), Julia Mancuso (USA) and herself bring along their spouses on a freeride trip into the wild mountains of British Columbia, Canada, at Stellar Heliskiing for the first time ever. As professional athletes the ladies are constantly faced with the risks and challenges of backcountry skiing, overcoming vulnerability and fear, experiencing adrenaline rushes and absolute joy. But did they ever think how their spouses feel about them being out there in these wild mountains? Together, in ‘Shades of Winter: COUPLES’ they all explore the Purcel & Selkirk range in Canada, BC, sharing the fun as well as the expertise and loads of big smiles.
(Venerdì) 20:46 - 21:28
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