Signs of life…the hibernation hath ended…the fertile buds burst into bloom. Like flowers, like bears, EDGEtv Influencers are emerging from the epic winter with a fresh torrent of energy, creativity, and playfulness. Books, films, and new adventures are underway and borne like pollen in a cleansing Spring wind.

Girl on Wave Global Premiere

The wait is over! After 15 months in production, Girl on Wave introduces professional windsurfer, Sarah Hauser, and documents her journey as a New Caledonian athlete competing on the American stage of windsurfing. The film includes interviews with world-class athletes, windsurfing champions and other people who have inspired Sarah on her path to winning the American Windsurfing Tour title. Performing at her highest potential in big swells and competitions around the globe, Sarah is leaving her unique mark on the sport.

Produced by EchoHouse Films, the global premiere is April 21st, 2017 in Maui. The film will then likely hit the festival circuit, with some rumors of special California and Oregon premieres this summer. Stay tuned with EDGEtv FacebookTwitter, and Instagram for breaking news!

Just In…Dax Justin

A little bird told us Dax Justin is in the Canadian Badlands putting the finishing touches on his book, Unearthed: The Grit & Resiliency of the Canadian Badlands. Mesmerizing photos and stories combine to connect the land and people that form this hauntingly harsh and beautiful place. 

If photos like the one below resonate with you, you’ll definitely want this book on your coffee table, in your van, or as a gift for the person in your life who shares a love of the Wild Places.

Protect Our Winters

EDGEtv Influencer and environmental crusader extraordinaire, Angie Davis, helped coordinate an epic event in Hakuba, Japan on April 1st that brought together Protect Our WintersJeremy Jones’ film FURTHER, and the surf documentary DOUBLE BARREL.

Protect Our Winters was started by Jeremy Jones in order to mobilize athletes, die-hards, dirtbags, corporations, and communities to take action on climate change. From humble beginnings, POW now has a 60million+ engagement reach.

In Angie’s words, “I am beyond grateful for this opportunity to be a part of the Protect Our Winters Hakuba LAUNCH and talk about climate change, renewable energy, and sustainable tourism.”

Freedom of Flight

Freefly Couple just wrapped up an epic week at the Pepe Island Boogie event in Panama. Known as “Disney for Skydivers,” Pepe Island Boogie brings together skydivers of all experience levels in a tropical paradise to share the stoke of free falling.

Next stops for Freefly Couple: Poland (May 1-10) and Spain (May13-21)

“I wanna write her name in the sky

I’m gonna free fall out into nothin”

Gonna leave this world for awhile”

Tom Petty

Spring Forward

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About The Author
- Jeff McElroy is a Ventura and Mammoth Lakes-based writer. His surf/coast-inspired short story collections, CALIFORNIOS and CALIFORNIOS 2 have received awards and accolades within the boardsport and literary communities. He writes about adventure athletes and the wild places for EDGEtv Network. When he's not writing, he's surfing, backpacking, snowboarding, and trail-running with his wife and Jack Russell Terrier.

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