Learning To Drown – The Inspiring Story of Pro Snowboarder Jess Kimura. Video

January 19th, 2022

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Jess Kimura is one of the most influential and groundbreaking snowboarders in the world, her talent, determination and go-for-it attitude breaking the glass ceiling in the macho world of snowboarding.

Jess has pushed performance boundaries over the past 10 years,  rising to the top and inspiring a generation of female snowboarders along the way. However, after the loss of her partner in 2014 when she was at the peak of her career, Jess fell into a cycle of deep grief and despair and Learning to Drown documents her life before and after the tragedy.

In the film Jess talks honestly about her darkest days and finding the strength within to rise from those depths, continue to deal with life’s challenges and become one of world’s leading snowboarders.  It is an inspiring story and Learning to Drown is a powerful film that you don’t want to miss.