Latest News – November 14
Leadville Skijoring Highlighted at NYC Film Festival
While Leadville Skijoring is still more than 3 months away, you can re-live all the action and excitement by watching the documentary “Ice Cowboys.” A production of Fast Forward media out of Durango, the film highlights the growing sport of skijoring, which combines horses and riders with skiers in an action-packed ski-racing competition. And yes, of course, Leadville Skijoring is highlighted in the film!
“Ice Cowboys” is currently airing on Altitude TV.
- Sunday, Nov. 15 at 6 p.m.
- Monday, Nov. 16 at 6 p.m.
- Tuesday, Nov. 24 at 12 a.m. and 2 p.m.
- Wednesday, Nov. 25 at 12 p.m.
- Thursday, Nov. 26 at 9 a.m.
- Sunday, Nov. 29 at 5 p.m.
The Fast Forward production team will also be in New York City NEXT weekend for the Equus Film Festival from November 20-22. According to their website, the Equus Film Festival is the first festival oriented around equestrian themed content from all over the world. The festival empowers storytellers to show the rich history and diverse tapestry of horses in human culture through equestrian content. Do you think they’re ready for the rough and tumble Wild West sport of skijoring? Viewers will never be the same!
The Fast Forward team will be presenting a minute music video for Skijor International as well as the 50-minute “Ice Cowboy” documentary. The team will also be involved in a panel discussion, answering questions about Leadville’s premiere winter event and sport: Skijoring. So, if anyone will be in NYC next weekend, grab your chaps, cowboy hat, and skis and go show them what the spirit of the Wild West really looks like!
Held the first weekend in March, next year’s Leadville Skijoring celebration is planned for March 5 & 6, 2016. Known as Leadville downtown Winter Celebration this Wild West Horse Show takes place on historic Harrison Avenue. More details the 2016 event to come – stay tuned to Leadville Today for all the latest Leadville Ski Joring news.