Jon Rockwood isn’t a professional filmmaker—he’s a ski coach, a waiter, a new dad—and he doesn’t make money off the annual ski movie he produces every fall. He does it purely for the love of it. Because of that, you’ll love his films, too.
Unlike most ultramarathons, Big’s Backyard Ultra, held in a backyard in Tennessee, has no set distance or finish time. Participants continue running an endless loop until there’s only one person left standing.
Craig Slagel was a runner with a bad sense of direction who created a running app with turn-by-turn audio navigation to prevent him from getting lost. He had no idea who the app would benefit the most: runners who are visually impaired.