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5 Veterans and 2 Filmmakers explore the concept of "Thrills before Pills" among the steep winter terrain of the Alps.
5 Veterans and 2 Filmmakers explore the concept of "Thrills before Pills" among the steep winter terrain of the Alps.
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Big Mountain Heroes was created to inspire people by capturing a seven-day journey into the French, Swiss and Italian Alps by five United States Special Operations veterans who share a love of the outdoors and adventure. It’s an intimate story about the group and how they deal with Post Traumatic Stress in a positive way. Viewers will be drawn in as they get to know each veteran on a personal level and watch as a brotherhood is formed. The footage of these men tackling some of the most beautiful and challenging mountainous terrain in the world is second to none. And as the story develops, the evidence mounts as to why the mountains forge friendships, mutual respect and inspiration for current challenges and those that lie ahead. Strap in and get ready to charge with the team from Big Mountain Heroes. And remember, “The Only Easy Day Was Yesterday” and “Who Dares Wins”.

  

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

Those of us behind Big Mountain Heroes wanted to tap into our loyal, dedicated community and network. We are thrilled at the prospect of so many people being able to take part in this special project. The contributions and funding generated from this campaign will allow us to maximize exposure and awareness of alternative ways to manage and deal with Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome and other challenges faced by millions of veterans across the country and throughout the world.

Our goal of $25,000.00 will allow top-tier post-production work to be completed on a timeline that gets this film in front of an international audience quickly. We have the content captured—now we’re looking for assistance to bring it to completion and roll it out for all to see, learn and be inspired.

   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Risks and challenges

Remote, rugged and radical locations are all of those for a reason. Getting the group and crew on-location and putting them in the areas we needed to be was a monumental effort that took a lot of resources—and was not cheap. When you add the caliber of filmmakers and photographers that joined us—the investment to get started was very significant. We don’t want to cut corners or leave any stone unturned when putting the finishing touches on this piece. And that’s why we’re reaching out to so many and asking for your involvement.

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