Documentary / Canada, Mexico, USA, Austria / East Coast Premiere






When pro kayaker Rafa Ortiz decides to follow his dream to paddle over Niagara Falls, he sets in motion an incredible series of events that eventually takes on a life of its own. To prepare for this mission, Rafa enlists the help of world-renowned paddler Rush Sturges and a tight team of their friends. Together they go on a remarkable three-year journey from the rainforest rivers of Mexico to the towering waterfalls of the U.S. Northwest.

Director: Rush Sturges
Cast: Rafa Ortiz, Rush Sturges, Evan Garcia, Gerd Serrasolses, Aniol Serrasolses, Tyler Bradt, Mark LeBlanc and Blake Mahoney
Genres: Documentary
Country: Canada, Mexico, USA, Austria
Language: English
Runtime: 73 minutes
Rating: PG. Parental guidance is advised. Theme or content may not be suitable for all children.

Official Trailer
-Coming Soon-


 June 10, 2016 7:30PM Cairns, FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre



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