Back in 2004, a flip on skis gone tragically wrong broke Josh Dueck’s back and left him as a T11 – full paraplegic. For the past 8 years one of his dreams has been to do a flip on snow again. On February 3, 2012, Josh became the first person to perform a backflip on snow in a Sit Ski!
Also, see Josh in the Documentary film, THE FREEDOM CHAIR
WINNER Best Mountain Sports Film - Banff Mountain Film Festival 2011
WINNER Best International Short Documentary - All Sports Los Angeles Film Festival 2011
WINNER Best Family Film - 15 Minutes of Fame Film Festival (Florida) 2011
WINNER Best Short Film - X-Dance Film Festival (Utah) 2012
WINNER Best Documentary - Powder Magazine Video awards 2012
WINNER Best Documentary, Award of Merit - Best Shorts Competition 2012
See the film trailer here:
See the Salomon Freeski TV Freedom Chair webisode here:
We are hoping to have the full film available for download on iTunes soon.