Winter sports inspired films at the US National Whitewater Center

The U.S. National Whitewater Center (USNWC) will host the 1st Annual Winter Film Festival on Saturday, Nov. 13, from 6 to 9 p.m. Presented by Subaru and the Charlotte Ski and Snowboard Club, the festival will feature two high-adrenaline ski films: The Ski Channel’s, “The Story” Matchstick Productions’, “The Way I See It”.

Presale tickets ($10) and day of event tickets ($15) are available through USNWC. For tickets and festival information, please visit

The Ski Channel’s "The Story" features American ski racing icons Bode Miller, Lindsey Vonn, big mountain legend Chris Davenport and X-Games champions Reggie and Zack Crist. Viewers will dive into the lives of famous skiers and obscure ski bums, peer into the tops of Mount Everest and never-before-skied steeps in Alaska. “The Story” trailer is available at:

Filmed around the world using high definition cinematography, Matchstick Productions’ “The Way I See It,” documents Bobby Brown’s emergence as the single-most dominating park skier in the world and the 2009 Powder Awards “male skier of the year,” Sean Pettit. Film highlights include epic powder skiing in northern Japan, Alaska’s Chugach Range and the Coast Mountains of British Columbia before culminating at Alyeska Resort with one of the largest park features ever built. “The Way I See It” trailer is available at:

The U.S. National Whitewater Center (USNWC) is a non-profit outdoor recreation and adventure sports facility with mountain biking and running trails, climbing center, mega zip line, mega jump, and challenge course. The park’s unique feature is a multiple-channel, customized whitewater river for rafting and canoe/kayak enthusiasts of all abilities. The USNWC is only 15 minutes from Uptown Charlotte and provides nearly 400 acres of woodlands along the scenic Catawba River.

The USNWC is proud to be a U.S. Olympic Training Site.

Contact: Stephen Youngblade

Phone: (704) 391-3900 x 132


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