TGR’s Light the Wick World Premiere Benefit Event, Saturday, September 18
A 16mm, HD & 3D ski film premiere to benefit the Avalanche Forecast Support Organization and Jackson Hole Conservation Alliance.
Teton Village, WY (August 19, 2010) - The World Premiere of Teton Gravity Research’s latest 16mm, HD and 3D ski film Light the Wick will be Saturday, September 18th, in Teton Village, WY at Walk Festival Hall. The film will show at 5:30 and 8:00pm and will feature athlete appearances/poster signing and tons of giveaways. An after party will follow at the Mangy Moose Saloon with a live performance by reggae sensation Sister Carol. Come early to hear Jackson’s only Grateful Dead tribute band the Deadlocks and enjoy complimentary beverages at the Teton Village Commons 3-7pm.
Tickets Available Now at TETONGRAVITY.com, Tobacco Row - 307.733.4385 and Jackson Treehouse - 307.739.TREE(8733). Children 10 and under tickets are $5 at the door for the 5:30 show only. All net proceeds benefit the Avalanche Forecast Support Organization and Jackson Hole Conservation Alliance.
Shot using film, HD and 3D technology, Light The Wick is about sparking the flame and watching the world's best athletes blast off. The award-winning producers at Teton Gravity Research (TGR), crew of athletes and cinematographers captured the most jaw-dropping footage ever witnessed. The team traveled around the world to uncharted destinations, as well as some of their favorite stomping grounds. Follow the crew as they discover the previously unskied big mountain playground of Petersburg, AK, find the best snow Croatia has seen in fifty years, ski deep pillows in undiscovered Italy, hit full throttle riding in British Columbia, and experience epic free-riding at Ripley Creek and North Cascades Heli. Don’t miss Sammy Carlson and the Stevens Pass 3D experiment, the first ever 3D ski segment (available on Bluray disc). Light the Wick showcases the most talented and well-rounded athletes in skiing together in one must-see film.
The all-star roster includes cornerstone athletes Sage Cattabriga-Alosa, Seth Morrison, Kye Petersen, Ian McIntosh, Dana Flahr, Dylan Hood, Sammy Carlson, Dash Longe, Rachael Burks, Callum Pettit, Wiley Miller, Erik Roner, Cody Townsend, Todd Ligare, Chris Benchetler, Shroder Baker, Daron Rahlves, Byron Wells, John Spriggs and friends
Shot on location: Croatia, La Thuile Italy, Petersburg AK, Pemberton BC, Last Frontier Heli Skiing, Jackson Hole WY, North Cascade Heli Skiing, Idaho, Oregon, Utah, Grand Targhee WY and Stevens Pass WA
ENTER TO WIN Light the Wick Grand Prize Giveaways including and an AK Heli Trip for 2 provided by Alaska Heli-Skiing or TGR Sponsor Gear Package (Skis, Jackets and other gear).
Sponsored by: The North Face, Oakley, Atomic, Ripxx, Recco, Hi Ball and Jackson Hole Mountain Resort
Brought to You Locally by: Jackson Treehouse and Snake River Brewery
This project is 100% carbon neutral through offsets and programs by Bonneville Environmental Foundation, Protect Our Winters and 1% For The Planet.
TGR supports: 1% For The Planet, Surfrider Foundation, Protect Our Winters, BICEP
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