Now Playing on The Ski Channel: The Fall Line

Posted By: The Ski Channel on July 1, 2011 12:07 pm

Raised in Southwest Virginia, Heath Calhoun, is a retired sergeant from the 101st Airborne Ranger. He is from a solider family and wanted to continue the tradition and see the world so he joined the army and served in Iraq. After both of his legs were lost from a rocket blast, Calhoun has found himself again on the slopes, and this is his story.

The Ski Channel presents, The Fall Line, a story about how Calhoun found new happiness and adventure being a new mono-ski for disabled skiers. Love for skiing and the mountains has given him a new sense of freedom and has made him one of the fastest adaptive ski racers. 

This short film was directed by photographer Tyler Stableford who told that, “It’s a real joy for me to be able to share Heath’s story. ” Check out Stableford’s complete interview here at:

Catch The Fall Line on The Ski Channel now until September 25.

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Watch a preview of The Fall Line below: