The individuals involved read like a who’s who at some action sports hall of fame. Warren Miller. Ron Kauk. Jeremy Jones. Kirt and Lindsey Voreis (together). Annie Boulanger. Shane McConkey. Robbie Maddison. Glenn Singleman. Gary Fisher. Yvon Chouinard. And that is only part of a larger, longer list.
You have the man who revolutionized ski films, the dude who (co-)INVENTED the mountain bike, and a handful of the most progressive, forward thinking climbers, shredders, and rippers the planet has ever seen. Also, the person who dresses most adventurers and explorers the world over, including many mentioned above — the man behind Patagonia.
Writer and director Jon Long hopes that this documentary, aptly title The Search For Freedom — which he refers to as “the story of a cultural revolution fueled by the human desire to live in the moment and do what makes you feel the most alive” — will offer a “a visceral, visual experience told through the eyes some of the brightest pioneers, legends, visionaries and champions of surfing, snowboarding, skiing, skateboarding, mountain biking and more.”