Mountainwatch | Reggae Elliss
Anna and Natalie Segal are two of Australia’s leading international skiers, Anna making her mark as a slopestyle skier while Nat was a long-term competitor on the FWT big mountain tour.
Both had some huge results during their competitive careers, Anna winning the X Games in 2009, the world champs in 2012 and was fourth in the Sochi Olympics in 2014. Nat enjoyed similar success, including wins in the World Heli Challenge and the FWT world qualifying tour in 2012.
Since retiring from competitive skiing, the sisters have broadened their skiing horizons, exploring big mountains and the back country, and have been involved in a number of film and photo projects.
Finding The Line is their first full project as producers and this feature-length documentary and has been the focus for Anna and Nat over the past two years.
Freeskiing, whether park or big mountain, involves risk and Anna and Nat have had their fair share of injuries. That under-current of danger, the fear it invokes and the need to overcome or harness that fear, is the theme of Finding The Line.
Filmed and directed by Swedish film maker Bjarne Salen, Finding The Line was shot in Chamonix, Canada and Alaska, locations that push Anna and Nat “to their physical and emotional limits.”
The world premiere of Finding The Line will take place on Saturday Jan 20 in Whistler Blackcomb, celebrating International Women’s Ski and Snowboard Day. Australian screenings are planned for the lead up to our winter, dates to be announced.