PBS Releasing Documentary Film About Montana's Freestyle Skiing Legacy

PBS Releasing Documentary Film About Montana's Freestyle Skiing Legacy

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PBS Releasing Documentary Film About Montana's Freestyle Skiing Legacy

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If you live in Montana, you’re going to want to check this new documentary out. Montana State University reported on Mavericks, the new PBS skiing documentary that covers the history of Montana freeskiing. The documentary covers the careers of various Montana freeskiing pioneers, ” including Missoula’s Olympic gold medal winner Eric Bergoust, Butte’s Bryon Wilson, and Whitefish’s Maggie Voisin.”

The documentary premieres on January 30th at 6 pm Mountain Time on Montana PBS. There will also be “free screenings at the Emerson Center’s Crawford Theater in Bozeman on Jan. 26 and at the Wilma Theater in Missoula on Jan. 27.” We’ll let you know if PBS ends up releasing the full documentary online following its premiere. An extended preview of the film, along with a description of the plot,  is below:

 

“Montana freestyle skiers are the mavericks of the sport. Passionate young athletes from humble backgrounds have achieved success through sheer determination. Mavericks tells the fascinating, timeless story of Montana’s freestyle legacy, through the struggles, victories, and journeys of the state’s most renowned skiers, as they share a common bond that is the unbreakable Montana spirit.”Image/Video Credits: PBS, Montana State University

 

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