Documentary about North America’s most infamous ski fraternity

Posted By: The Ski Channel on November 12, 2009 1:38 pm

If you can, make it out to Seattle this Saturday night for a showing of “Swift. Silent. Deep: The Story of the Jackson Hole Air Force”. It’s part of a double feature with Level 1′s “Refresh”.

“Swift. Silent. Deep” has earned a ton of critical acclaim. From the press release: “SWIFT SILENT DEEP - The first true historical documentation of hardcore ski culture in the United States. Swift Silent Deep explores the roots of North America’s most infamous ski fraternity, the Jackson Hole Air Force, and the beginnings of the modern big mountain skiing movement. Starring JHAF founders Benny Wilson and Howard Henderson, the film features many familiar faces in the action sports world, like Warren Miller, Scot Schmidt, and the late Doug Coombs.  Nominated for BEST DOCUMENTARY at the 2009 X-DANCE ACTION SPORTS FILM FESTIVAL.  Swift Silent Deep is a must see film for every skier in America.”

“Pure Soul… A story about hardcores for hardcores.”
- Seth Morrison, Professional skier

“This is the Dog Town and Z Boys of Skiing,”
- Todd Jones, Teton Gravity Research

“The human element is the ultimate draw… The history contained is priceless.”
- Dave Reddick, Powder Magazine

Check out the two flicks at Seattle’s King Cat Theater at 2130 6th Ave in Seattle. Doors open at 6, show starts at 7. Enjoy!

 

photo courtesy of dukevideo.com

 

 



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