McConkey (2013)

"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… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: October 11, 2013
DVD Release Date: February 4, 2014
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Nicole Herrington
New York Times

It's not about why he was such a thrill-seeking risk-taker but about appreciating his success in living life on his own terms.

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Katherine Monk

His life journey was brief but breathtaking, so it's fitting that this first biographical portrait of Shane McConkey matches the same description.

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Martin Tsai
Los Angeles Times

Witnessing him defy long odds, gravity and death is a thrill; even the uninitiated should find his unresolved father complex of interest.

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Nick Schager
The Dissolve

McConkey is simultaneously engaging and frustratingly superficial.

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Sherrie Li
Village Voice

The grief we see among those who loved him is brief yet palpable. But the emotion we're left with is more uplifting ...

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