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Into the Rift Online Premiere


05/18/2020, 12:00 pm -  1:00 pm
Virtual

Tune in to watch the official documentary of the innaugural Atlas Mountain Race, an unsupported bikepacking race through the mountains of Morocco.

Watch the film at Noon PST here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e5k5ayE9iqU&feature=youtu.be

See the trailer here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JbJQFVHdzZk&feature=youtu.be

After the film, tune into the Q&A get the inside scoop from top riders, the race director and the filmmaker. To simply finish the Atlas Mountain Race means navigating 1,200 kilometres of the most rugged and remote roads in Morocco. To win requires riding almost non-stop, night and day, for days on end. It is a combination of strength and sleep deprivation that only a few riders in the world can manage. Alone, unsupported and loaded down with supplies, each competitor must constantly battle mechanicals, heat exhaustion and saddle sores to get to the finish. There is no prize, no money, simply the satisfaction that comes from pushing oneself to the limit while exploring the forgotten corners of a beautiful country. With support from PEdALED, Canyon, Fizik and the race crew led by organiser and route creator Nelson Trees, filmmaker Brady Lawrence followed the race documenting everything from a brutal 80 kilometre walk through the high desert with a broken bike, to one racer’s simple joy at realising they’ll soon eat their first warm meal in days. Featuring the sport’s biggest names and first-time, ultra-distance racers alike, the film gets up close to the kind of people crazy enough to take on this epic challenge. Capturing the human drama set against an otherworldly landscape, Into the Rift is an in-depth look at a true cycling adventure.

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