Extreme Outdoors

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Riding Giants (2004 Documentary)
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Documentary detailing the origins and history of surf culture. (105 mins.)
Director: Stacy Peralta
 
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Kon-Tiki (2012)
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Legendary explorer Thor Heyerdal's epic 4,300-mile crossing of the Pacific on a balsawood raft in 1947, in an effort to prove that it was possible for South Americans to settle in Polynesia in pre-Columbian times. (118 mins.)
 
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The Ultimate Wave Tahiti (2010 Documentary)
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THE ULTIMATE WAVE TAHITI plunges audiences into the stunning beauty of an island paradise on a quest to find the perfect wave-riding experience... (45 mins.)
Director: Stephen Low
 
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Walking on Water (2007 Documentary)
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Two Surfers. One Dream. Finding Faith On The Journey Of A Lifetime. (73 mins.)
Director: Nic McLean
 
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180° South (2010 Documentary)
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The film follows adventurer Jeff Johnson as he retraces the epic 1968 journey of his heroes Yvon Chouinard and Doug Tompkins to Patagonia. (85 mins.)
Director: Chris Malloy
 
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Ride the Divide (2010 Documentary)
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A small group of adventurous mountain bikers attempt to race the longest mountain bike route in the world traversing over 2700 miles along the Rocky Mountains from Banff, Canada to the Mexican border. (82 mins.)
Director: Hunter Weeks
 
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Five Summer Stories (1972 Documentary)
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(94 mins.)
 
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The Endless Summer (1966 Documentary)
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The crown jewel to ten years of Bruce Brown surfing documentaries. Brown follows two young surfers around the world in search of the perfect wave, and ends up finding quite a few in addition to some colorful local characters. (95 mins.)
Director: Bruce Brown
 
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The Endless Summer 2 (1994 Documentary)
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Bruce Brown, king of surfing documentaries, returns after nearly thirty years to trace the steps of... (109 mins.)
Director: Bruce Brown
 
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Step Into Liquid (2003 Documentary)
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Surfers and secret spots from around the world are profiled in this documentary. (87 mins.)
Director: Dana Brown
 
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Chasing Mavericks (2012)
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When young Jay Moriarity discovers that the mythic Mavericks surf break, one of the biggest waves on Earth, exists just miles from his Santa Cruz home, he enlists the help of local legend Frosty Hesson to train him to survive it. (116 mins.)
 
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Ultramarathon Man: 50 Marathons, 50 States, 50 Days (2008 Documentary)
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Dean Karnazes also known as the UltraMarathon Man has inspired thousands of runners. This is the epilogue to Karnazes' 50 day expedition... (109 mins.)
Director: J.B. Benna
 
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Walking the Amazon (2011 TV Series)
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The story of Ed Stafford's 2 1/2 year journey to become the first man to walk the length of the Amazon River. (96 mins.)
 
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Naked and Afraid (2013 TV Series)
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Each week, a new pair of total strangers are faced with the ultimate survival challenge: survive for... (43 mins.)
 
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Get Out Alive with Bear Grylls (2013 TV Series)
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Get Out Alive will test teams of two beyond their most extreme imaginations. (60 mins.)
 
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Rogers and Clarke: The History of the Pacific Crest Trail (2009 Documentary)
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The Pacific Crest Trail is the jewel of America's Scenic Trails. It took nearly a century to complete... (80 mins.)
 
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Lords of Dogtown (2005)
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The film follows the surf and skateboarding trends that originated in Venice, California during the 1970's. (107 mins.)
 
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Dogtown and Z-Boys (2001 Documentary)
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Documentary about the pioneering 1970s Zephyr skating team. (91 mins.)
Director: Stacy Peralta
 
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Soul Surfer (2011)
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Teenage surfer Bethany Hamilton overcomes the odds and her own fears of returning to the water after losing her left arm in a shark attack. (112 mins.)
Director: Sean McNamara
 
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Desert Runners (2013 Documentary)
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A diverse cast of non-professional runners attempt to complete the most difficult ultramarathon race series on Earth... (99 mins.)
 
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Tell It on the Mountain (2013 Documentary)
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Follow a handful of diverse hikers as they walk 2,663 miles along the Pacific Crest Trail. They begin in April at the U.S... (122 mins.)
Director: Lisa Diener
 
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Paddle to Seattle: Journey Through the Inside Passage (2009 Documentary)
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Two best friends build their own kayaks and paddle alone for 97 days in the wilderness over 1,300 miles from Alaska to Seattle and survive to talk about most things. (86 mins.)