More than just flowing bodies of water, rivers have long served as sources of life and sustenance to the communities connected to them. This interwoven relationship is best exemplified in Paradise Valley, home to the Yellowstone river—a river that now lies in peril. Currently there are plans by a Canadian company to mine gold in one of the drainages of the Yellowstone, which means toxic and heavy metals will contaminate the water. This would threaten more than just the ecosystem, but the rural and urban communities downstream that are tied to the river’s flow. The short film Last Call by Tributaries Digital Cinema, not only calls attention to this issue but demonstrates the people closely tied to the river—BBQ & bakery owners, lodge owners, naturalists, fly fishing guides, and even a sitting U.S. senator.
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,
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
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