Yeah, we've all seen the Warren Miller films, and the many other ski movies out there. While some every now and then show a woman, such as Hannah Teter, the movies are usually about the guys dropping the big lines, hurting themselves on rails, and generally out having a good time.
The ladies now are getting their own full spread. This Tuesday, February 23, Outdoor Divas in Boulder will host a showing of "Catch Us if You Can," the first ski movie that exclusively features women skiers.
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Among the shredders featured in the film are Lynsey Dyer, Rachael Burks, Janette Hargin, Sara Orrensjo, Jennifer Farde, Anja Parson, and Stina Jakobson. Like many a Miller movie, the film was shot around the world, on location in Sweden, Austria, Switzerland, USA, and Japan. It was directed by Janette Hargin and Sara Orrensjo.
The $5 suggested donation will go to benefit SheJumps, an organization that promotes women's participation outdoor activities through mentoring and networking.
The film starts showing at 7 p.m. Oskar Blues will be providing beer, and Bombay Bistro will provide appetizers. All those attending will get a chance to win a pair of skis.