After losing his legs in a grenade blast in Iraq, 101st Airborne Ranger Heath Calhoun endures a tortuous recovery. Years later, the Virginia native finds freedom in an unlikely location, on the ski slopes of Aspen, Colorado. Calhoun earns a coveted chance to represent his country again–as an athlete on the 2010 Paralympic ski team. With gold in the balance, Calhoun commits everything to the challenge.
The 13-minute film premiered in May 2010 at Colorado’s 5 Point Film Festival and won the “Most Inspiring Story” award. It was created with Canon DSLR cameras and Adobe Premiere Pro CS5–see my News blog for BTS clips. Please enjoy the trailer; full-length film to come!