Here’s what you need to know about the “McConkey” world premiere
The highly anticipated documentary about the late, great Shane McConkey will make its world premiere on Saturday, October 5 at Squaw Valley’s KT Base Bar. The world premiere (in fact, this is the second world premiere for McConkey, the first having gone down at the Tribeca Film Fest in April) kicks off the North American tour, with stops in over 20 cities across the United States and Canada. McConkey examines the life and legacy of one of the pioneers of freeskiing and ski-BASE jumping.
Additionally, the limited-edition book That Was Neat is now available for preorder. The book is for “anyone who appreciates the larger-than-life imprint that Shane McConkey left on the adventure world” and gives the reader “a glimpse into Shane’s universe.”
For movie information and preorders, please visit www.McConkeyMovie.com
McConkey is a heartfelt examination of the legacy one athlete left to the progression of his sports, and the path he paved to conquer his dreams. Shane McConkey is revered as a pioneer of freeskiing and ski-BASE jumping, and through his talent and ability to use his trademark irreverent humor, he inspired countless lives. In a new film from Red Bull Media House in association with Matchstick Productions, McConkey celebrates the life of one of the world’s ultimate innovators.
About the author:
A 24-year-old Montana native, Shane Dowaliby is the Video Editor here at Freeskier.