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Free Solo Nominated For Best Documentary Oscar

Jimmy Chin and E. Chai Vasarhelyi’s groundbreaking climbing film Free Solo was nominated for an Oscar. The film follows Alex Honnold as he prepares and follows through on his dream to climb Yosemite’s 3000-foot El Capitan without using ropes.

RELATED: How did Jimmy Chin Stay Fit Filming Free Solo?

Free Solo was nominated for Best Feature Documentary, alongside the films Hale County This Morning This Evening, Minding the Gap, Of Fathers and Sons, and RBG. It is Chin and Vasarhelyi’s first nomination for an Academy Award. The film has already amassed more than $13 Million in box office sales, and 14 other awards from film festivals around the world. 

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This 1985 Newscast of Skiers Hating on Snowboarders is Absurd
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This 1985 Newscast of Skiers Hating on Snowboarders is Absurd

This 1985 Newscast of Skiers Hating on Snowboarders is Absurd

It's pretty crazy to see a bit of what it was like to be a snowboarder back in the day, before it was fully 'accepted' as a respected snowsports discipline (at least in Canada...). And now, how far it has come.  RELATED: The Most Challenging Line Jeremy Jones has Ever Ridden The sport has progressed from being an activity that, according to this newscast, was performed by "a bunch of smart alecs lipping off" to being a valued sport practiced by some of the best athletes in the world (who,

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Snoop Dogg Narrating Nature Is Hilarious
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Snoop Dogg Narrating Nature Is Hilarious

Snoop Dogg Narrating Nature Is Hilarious

I love watching these nature videos like Planet Earth and Moving Art, but eventually there comes a time when you need to add a surprise element to the same old monotone voices and music that eventually put you to sleep. Snoop has obviously always had a way with words and his narration of Plizzanet Earth is no exception. The narration is electric. As if otters fighting crocodiles wasn't exciting enough, the whole video is made better by Snoop narrating the action.  RELATED: Norway The Land Of

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Video: The Funny Truth About Buying A Mountain Bike
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Video: The Funny Truth About Buying A Mountain Bike

Video: The Funny Truth About Buying A Mountain Bike

IFHT Films knows a thing or two about mountain bike humor, and their latest short tells exactly what it’s like to get into the world of mountain biking. It goes something like this: see someone else having fun on a bike, buy sh***y bike, hate it. Buy better bike, break it. Buy nice bike, love it. Get hooked on the sport and empty your wallet on it. We can all relate, can’t we? RELATED: Micayla Gatto + IFHT Films = Kendrick Lamar and Bikes