"Transitions" will premiere for free online this Thursday, October 15, at 6:00 p.m. PST on RedBullSkiing.com. A two-year film project by Riley Poor, "Transitions" chronicles the origins of new freestyle skiing, its development over the last decade, and the current state of a sport that has only just come into its own. "Transitions" stars and documents the career of Simon Dumont, who, despite his young age, has been an influential figure in the sport since its early stages. WATCH! Trailer for "Transitions"
Don't miss the free online premiere of "Transitions" this Thursday, October 15, 6:00 p.m. PST at RedBullSkiing.com If you miss this one, you'll have to find a online viewing code on a Red Bull postcard, and those could be anywhere. For more information on Simon, "Transitions", and the online premiere, check out this press release:
LOS ANGELES, CAEmpire Productions is pleased to announce the Los Angeles premiere of "Transitions," a new documentary starring Freeskier Simon Dumont, by filmmaker Riley Poor. The Media and Industry screening will be held on October 15, 2009 at 9:00 PM PST at Red Bull North America, located at 1740 Stewart Street, Santa Monica CA 90404. (Doors open at 7:30 PM.)"Transitions" follows the meteoric rise of the sport of Freeskiing through the eyes of Simon Dumont, one of action sports most dynamic and relevant personalities. Shot over the course of the last two years, "Transitions" reflects the paradigm shift taking place in sports and youth culture today. Featuring interviews from Simon and some of the world's best skiers, fans will witness what the journey has been like to go from participating in an "extreme sport" to gaining mainstream athletic acceptance, from the unique perspective of those at the forefront of the Freeskiing Movement.
For the first time ever, viewers will get a no-holds-barred look into the life of Simon Dumont. From his early years skiing at hometown resort, Sunday River, where he followed the progression of a new generation of ski greats like Tanner Hall and Jon Olsson, to competing in contests against his ski idols, to winning X Games Gold Medals, setting a World Record and becoming Freeskiing's overall World Champion, "Transitions" is the true story of one of action sports most influential athletes.As a way of saying thank you to the Freeski community, those who cannot attend the Premiere can view a free Webcast of the Film at 6:00 PST on October 15, 2009, at RedBullSkiing.com. "I am truly honored to be able to give something back to the fans that have given so much to me. We really hope people enjoy watching this Film as much as we did making it," says Dumont.
Beginning in November, fans can view the movie online by obtaining a special Red Bull postcard with a viewing code from select Red Bull retailers having the "Transitions" POS display. For more information on card locations, please refer to RedBullSkiing.com.