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Kendal Mountain Festival

October 30, 2012

KMF Home Page
http://www.mountainfest.co.uk/index.cfm

This year Kendal Snowsports Club is having a stand at the new Adventure Sports Village at the Kendal Judo Center (DOJO)
KSC is also sponsoring one of he athletes appearing this year, Josh Dueck is from Canada. He was an aspiring freestyle coach when tragedy struck. 
However as you will see Josh turns a bad situation into triumph including being the first person to do a front flip in a sit ski.
He made a film directed by the godfather of free skiing, Mike Douglas. "The Freedom Chair"  has become an multi award winning film, and is been shown at this years festival. Both Mike Douglas and Josh Dueck will also be doing a lecture.

Film Snippet
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k2FNNK2ggr0

KMF Prog Listing
http://www.mountainfest.co.uk/programme-detail.cfm?programme=258
On Sunday morning at the DOJO is it the Haglofs sponsored Snowsports session, Mike Douglas is premiering his latest film "Tempting Fear"  with Swedish ski athlete Andreas Fransson and skier producer Bjarne Sahlén.

KMF Prog Listing
http://www.mountainfest.co.uk/programme-detail.cfm?programme=264

Sunday afternoon Kendal Snowsports Club is having an "open afternoon" where they would like to encourage people to try skiing at a taster session. Not only that but Josh Dueck Mike Douglas and Andreas etc will also be in attendance, Josh is quite keen to have a go on the slope. (they are hoping the others will too )

KSC Web Link:
http://www.kendalsnowsportsclub.co.uk/kendal-mountain-festival/


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