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Dedicate | 100 Miles Out West

At the end of June 2017, shortly before the sun peeked over the mountains of Tahoe National Park in California, Ryan Sandes and 368 other runners from around the world gathered at the base of a snow-covered mountain ...

At the end of June 2017, shortly before the sun peeked over the mountains of Tahoe National Park in California, Ryan Sandes and 368 other runners from around the world gathered at the base of a snow-covered mountain to begin the Western States 100 Endurance Run, the oldest 100-mile (160km) ultra-marathon in the world.
This short film documents Ryan's journey to the start line and his near obsession, dedication and perseverance in chasing the illusive Western States cougar trophy.

Produced in association with Red Bull Media House
Directed by Dean Leslie
Produced by Dean Leslie and Hannah Slezacek
Edited by Matt James and Dean Leslie
Assistant Editing by Caroline Brouckaert
Cinematography by Jared Paisley and Dean Leslie

  1. Dream Trip | Nepal

    Trail runners from around the world were asked: "What is your #RunningDreamTrip? Tyler Courville's Dream Trip was to travel to Nepal with Mira Rai, and was subsequently selected from thousands of entries. Mira's story seems impossible; ...

    Trail runners from around the world were asked: "What is your #RunningDreamTrip? Tyler Courville's Dream Trip was to travel to Nepal with Mira Rai, and was subsequently selected from thousands of entries. Mira's story seems impossible; A Nepali village girl, turned child soldier, and now a globally recognised professional trail runner.

    Mira shows Tyler her country as they travel to her village in the remote mountains of Eastern Nepal getting to know the culture, mountains and people along the way.

  2. Raw 100

    Raw 100 | Ryan Sandes in South Africa Red Bull's Raw 100 video series is designed to highlight the talent and creativity of filmmakers. The rules for each video are simple: 100 seconds in length, no slow motion footage, and ...

    Raw 100 | Ryan Sandes in South Africa

    Red Bull's Raw 100 video series is designed to highlight the talent and creativity of filmmakers. The rules for each video are simple: 100 seconds in length, no slow motion footage, and no music.

    Produced in association with Red Bull Media House
    Directed by Dean Leslie
    Produced by Dean Leslie & Hannah Slezacek
    Cinematography by Jared Paisley & Dean Leslie
    Edited by Dean Leslie & Caroline Brouckaert

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