Faction Skis, designer and manufacturer of performance skis for the most demanding freeskiers, today announced the public release of its first feature-length ski film, THIS IS HOME, now available for anyone to view for free at www.thisishome.film or right here in the player above 😉
Having premiered to more than 30,000 fans at 250 big-screen events across 29 countries, from Denver to the Dolomites and Vermont to Verbier, THIS IS HOME is now available online for anyone to watch and share. The film chronicles what makes a skier, and tells personal stories about the environment that creates and conditions that helped shaped athletes including Candide Thovex, the world’s most famous and acclaimed freeskier, big mountain prodigy Johnny Collinson, 15-year old phenomenon Kelly Sildaru, and freeskiing icon Adam Delorme, among many others.
THIS IS HOME has been nominated for multiple awards by the Powder Awards, iF3 and International Freeride Film Festival, including Film of the Year, People’s Choice, Best Male Street Segment (Antti Ollila – Finland), and Discovery of the Year (Alex Hall). The film was directed by Etienne Merel, who also directed Faction’s 2 million-viewed series of webisodes “We Are The Faction Collective”.