Mid-week film premiere action for sledders and shredders 

Treetop’s fifth full of local flavour

What: The Main Event — Snowboard Video Premiere

Where: Garfinkel’s

When: Wednesday, Oct. 8. Doors at 9 p.m. film starts at 10:30 p.m.

Tickets : $5 & $7

There’s no better way to get stoked up for the snowboard season than checking out one of the new videos. The coolest parts often involve the familiarity of watching a Whistler guy or girl represent.

When the film is a local production, that stoke factor goes through the roof, so Whistler snowboarders will want to make sure to be around for the release of Treetop Film’s fifth offering, The Main Event. Directed by Rick Johnston, the majority of the cast is from the area. Look for sick segments from Shandy Campos, Tosh Osaka, Mike Osachuk, Rube Goldberg, Mike Turner and more.

The evening will also have a bonus screening of Treetop editor Lauren Graham’s independent production Shot in the Dark . The 12-minute all girl snowboard film features several local riders including Victoria Jealouse, Leanne Pelosi, Priscilla Levac, and Susi Davis, all wrapped up in Graham’s cool street aesthetic.

Tickets are $5 in advance from any of the local snowboard shops, or $7 at the door. Films start at 10:30 p.m.

Slednecks VI promises sick snowmobile action

What: Slednecks VI — Snowmobile video premiere

Where: Garfinkel’s

When: Tuesday, Oct. 7. Doors at 9 p.m. film starts at 10:30 p.m.

Tickets : $5

California’s Peak Productions has consistently set the bar for snowmobiling progression with the Slednecks series, and the sixth film promises to raise it even further.

Highlights include team rider Jay Quinlan’s gigantic backflip attempt, landed eventually at the expense of his body and his equipment, plus mind blowing footage from local riders Rob Alford, BJ Murray and Geoff Kyle.

Garf’s regular DJ R3 will be on hand to keep the party going post film.

The screening is set to start at 10:30 p.m.; tickets $5 at the door.

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