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Ski & Snowboard News / Video of 99 year old skier kicks off Wasatch Mountain Film Festival

Jun 14, 2017 02:03PM, Published by Harriet Wallis, Categories: Sports


Videographer Tim Roberts / photo: Harriet Wallis



Now in its 3rd year, the Wasatch Mountain Film Festival highlights documentary films featuring inspiring stories about adventure, cultural and environmental topics. This year, Tim Roberts film about George Jedenoff, the delightful 99 year old skier, kicks off the festival.

If you love skiing and want an uplift, this is the film to see. Tim captures George's exuberance for life and the rewards of continuing to ski and remain active as you grow older. 

George Jedenoff shredding Alta at age 99 in Feb. 2017 /photo: Harriet Wallis

Every year when George comes to ski at Alta and Snowbird, Tim has produced a video of him starting when George was 95 years old. Here are links to four of the five videos.

95: https://www.skiutah.com/blog/authors/yeti/forever-young

96: https://www.skiutah.com/blog/authors/yeti/96-year-old-skier

97: https://www.skiutah.com/blog/authors/yeti/george-jedenoff-97-year-old-utah

98: https://www.skiutah.com/blog/authors/yeti/98-year-old-skier-george-the-powder

See the 5th and latest video "Happiness" at the Wasatch Mountain Film Festival on Monday. George will fly from his home to Utah to attend the event. Meet him in person. And meet Tim whose videos inspire literally millions of viewers.

Film festival info:

7 p.m. Monday, June 19 in Park City at the Jim Santy Auditorium of the Park City Library.

7 p.m. Tuesday, June 20 in Salt Lake City at the Utah Museum of Contemporary Art (UMOCA)

Tickets:

Single film ticket is $10. Full film festival pass is $50. Buy online: http://www.wasatchfilmfestival.org/tickets.html

But that's not all.

On Tuesday, Tim's film about the Snowbird Ski Patrol is a featured film.

George Jedenoff skiing at Alta / photo: Harriet Wallis






Tim Roberts Wasatch Mountain Film Festival George Jedenoff


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