When the much anticipated Shane McConkey documentary hit Squaw Valley two weeks ago, the ski world went nuts. Apparently the party was next level and the film was a heartfelt tribute to the man who changed everything for skiers and action sport lovers alike. Now the film is coming to Whistler. Don’t miss it. Press release below:
VANCOUVER, BC. – Every now and then, an athlete emerges who redefines the possibilities in sport. In the world of freeskiing and BASE jumping, that man was Shane McConkey, a true pioneer of the scene. On October 29, the highly anticipated feature-length documentary film ‘McConkey’ will premier in Vancouver at the Centennial Theater for one night only. The film will also premier on October 30 in Whistler at the Millenium Place with three showings. ‘McConkey’ is a heartfelt examination of the incredible life and legacy left by Shane McConkey, and the path he paved to conquer his dreams. Produced by Red Bull Media House in association with Matchstick Productions, the film celebrates Shane and the way he lived through candid interviews with friends, family and the legends of action sport.