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Conquering The Mountain


A story about speed, danger and testing one’s limits. Who has what it takes in this most dangerous and exhilarating sport? Countless hours of practice and training have prepared them for this climactic moment – perhaps the best shot they’ll ever get to become number one in one of the toughest sports in the world: downhill skiing. The Alpine World Ski Championships will take place in Åre, Sweden, in February 2019, and they all must be ready. This documentary assembles a well-rounded cast of athletes, both male and female, each with their own strengths, fears, goals and challenges. They are all coming to the World Championships to prove they are the fastest in the world.