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J Chandler
(sccrman13) - F

Locale: VA
180* South Movie on 06/27/2011 11:15:49 MDT Print View

I just watched the documentary entitled 180* South. If you have not seen it do so. It is on Netflix instant right now. It is about a guy recreating recreating the 1968 journey of Yvon Chouinard and Douglas Tompkins to Patagonia.

Joey Dawson
(inabag) - F

Locale: Northern VA
Good movie on 06/28/2011 07:46:42 MDT Print View

Been a bit of discussion about this movie here before - but I agree great movie worth watching. Awesome visuals, and overall motivating content to watch.

J Chandler
(sccrman13) - F

Locale: VA
Good to know on 06/28/2011 09:29:40 MDT Print View

Good to know seems as though all the action is in the gear forums.

Paul Magnanti
(PaulMags) - MLife

Locale: People's Republic of Boulder
Enjoyable documentary... on 06/28/2011 12:40:46 MDT Print View

I enjoyed this movie, but I enjoyed the post-viewing Netflix recommendation of DEEP WATER even more. This documentary about Donald Crowhurst's attempt at sailing solo and unsupported was riveting. The fellow sailors competing in this contest also can relate to many of us (the dreamer, the goal oriented person, etc.)

Warning, not exactly a happy-go luck viewing! (Don't want to give anything away)

Edited by PaulMags on 06/28/2011 12:41:21 MDT.

Devin Montgomery
(dsmontgomery) - MLife

Locale: one snowball away from big trouble
Re: Enjoyable documentary... on 06/28/2011 13:18:20 MDT Print View

I second the recommendation on Deep Water. If you want to read more about the 1968 Golden Globe Race (not only Crowhurst, but the whole motley-crew of entrants), I strongly recommend the book "A Voyage for Madmen." That book made me dream about sailing and the ocean for years. It does again, now that I think about it... :)

Zach Vaughter
(Zach_V) - F

Locale: High Country
180 South on 07/04/2011 11:29:48 MDT Print View

"the best journeys answer questions that in the beginning...you never even thought to ask."

I love that quote

-Zach_V aka Casino