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The Freedom Chair – Official Trailer

Josh Dueck was an aspiring skier and coach until a ski accident in 2004 changed his life for good. After coming to the realization that he would never walk again, Josh made a conscious decision to make the best of a terrible situation. Within 1 year he was back on snow doing what he loved, and shortly after, his determination took him to the top of the podium in the sport of Sit-skiing. Despite his success in the world of competitive skiing, he wasn’t satisfied as a skier. Josh’s dream is to tackle the backcountry, and the steepest and wildest mountains in the world. In ‘The Freedom Chair’, it’s a dream fulfilled.

Initially, we’d set out to make an episode of the web series Salomon Freeski TV with Josh, but after spending a few days with him we realized the true power of his story and knew we had to do more. The film is 15 minutes long.

**Update**
Film Festival screenings
Freshtival – Calgary, Canada Oct 15
freshtival.ca/​announcements/​freedom-chair-added-to-saturday-night-shows
Banff Mountain Film Festival – Banff, Canada Nov 3
banffcentre.ca/​mountainfestival/
Dirtbag Film Festival – Kimberley, Canada Nov 26

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