**OFFICIAL SELECTION OF THE 2012 BICYCLE FILM FESTIVAL - New York City. bicyclefilmfestival.com for more information. The doc also toured with the festival and played in Montreal, Moscow, Hong Kong, and Sydney. Also an Official Selection of the 2013 Filmed by Bike Film Festival in Portland, OR (filmedbybike.org/)
Most people tremble at the idea of riding a bike in the winter. Others, relish in it. For several dedicated Toronto cyclists and bike messengers, winter is a time to show their dedication.
For nearly twenty years, Toronto has been the scene of North America's only bicycle ice race in a closed velodrome style circuit - otherwise known as an ice hockey rink. The race also exists to fund raise for the local community - and the 2012 year raised funds for at-risk youth program called Charlie's Freewheels (charliesfreewheels.ca/)
Le Roi de Glace follows a few ambitious cyclists who are set on winning this prestigious yearly event.
Some great photos, including two shots of us filming the doc courtesy of Dandyhorse Magazine. dandyhorsemagazine.com/blog/2012/02/20/slips-and-slides-icycle-2012/
Director/DP: Dale K. Sood
2nd Camera: Paul Serianni
Audio Post Mix: Scott Harry
2010 stills Courtesy of: Martin Reis (tino.ca)
Music courtesy of: Notes to Self (notestoself.net)
Additional music courtesy of creative commons licensing.
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