THE WIN­NERS

Central Otago Mirror - - NEWS - Best New Zealand made film Best film on climb­ing Best film on ad­ven­tur­ous sports and life­styles

The Hid­dle­ston/MacQueen Award was made to New Zealan­ders Jon Forder and Ben Brown for Flow Hunters, a 35-day kayak ad­ven­ture that spans the North and South Is­lands trav­el­ling more than 8000 kilo­me­tres and de­scend­ing 17 rivers. Hon­nold 3.0 Solo climber Alex Hon­nold pre­pares for the Yosemite Triple.

- The Shark’s Fin, A sec­ond at­tempt by leg­endary alpin­ist Con­rad Anker to climb the spec­tac­u­lar and pre­vi­ous un­climbed gran­ite but­tress known as The Shark’s Fin on the 6310m Mt Meru, in In­dia.

One Step Be­yond French woman Geral­dine Fas­nacht, a worl­drenowned snow­boarder and base jumper, en­ters the world of wing­suit fly­ers. Stand Stand up pad­dle board­ers and surfers high­light the cul­tural, sport­ing and en­vi­ron­men­tal im­por­tance of a 1.2km area be­tween Al­berta’s tar sands to Kit­mat on Bri­tish Columbia’s west coast.

Cas­cada Kayak­ers hunt the re­mote Mex­ico jun­gle for the per­fect wa­ter­fall and the per­fect shot.

Fur­ther Snow boarder Jeremy Jones ex­plores some of the world’s most re­mote ter­rain while camp­ing deep in the back­coun­try.

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