FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
4FRNT Presents // CRJ: THE CHRONICLE OF A FREESKIING ICON
SALT LAKE CITY, UT – CRJ: The Chronicle Of A Freeskiing Icon debuted to the world at CR’s beloved Squaw Valley Resort in Olympic Valley, CA on Saturday 14 September 2013 to an excited crowd of more than 500 people including CR’s family. Since it’s debut at Squaw the film has premiered in Salt Lake City, Fort Collins, Seattle, Boston, Munich, Park City, Sydney and The Inspired Media Internet Release Party broadcasted live from Panama with all proceeds benefitting the CR Johnson Healing Center for a combined total views of over 10,000.
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CRJ: The Chronicle Of A Freeskiing Icon will be available for streaming on Thanksgiving, 28 November 2013 at: http://movie.crjohnson.org
Charles Russell Johnson III better known as CR or CRJ pioneered the Freeskiing movement. People recognized CR’s talent from a young age and he rose to skiing stardom after landing a 1440. During his career CR competed in the Slopestyle and Superpipe Winter X Games events and filmed with Matchstick Productions, Poor Boyz Productions, Level 1, and Teton Gravity Research among others and returned to the professional circuit after a life-threatening and potentially career ending injury in 2005. Throughout his highly public skiing career CR’s passion for skiing and dedication to the sport set him apart. He couldn’t stop skiing because for CR, skiing was just too much fun.
CR passed tragically in a skiing accident at Squaw Valley on 24 February 2010 at the age of 26. 4FRNT’s new film is dedicated to CR’s legacy with 4FRNT as an athlete, ski shaper, owner and most importantly, friend. All proceeds from the film will benefit the CR Johnson Healing Center.
About CRJ: The Chronicle of a Freeskiing Icon:
The chronicle of CR Johnsons’ ski career as supported and witnessed by Level 1, Inspired Media, Teton Gravity Research, Poor Boyz Productions, the Johnson Family and Friends. Produced by 4FRNT Media of 4FRNT Skis, LLC. Edited and Directed by Austin Ramaley, Cinematography by ConstantinePapanicolaou and Executively Produced by Matt Sterbenz.
About 4FRNT Skis, LLC:
4FRNT began in order to form leadership within the ski community by producing the best skis, bindings, poles, and apparel in the marketplace. In 2002 Freeskiing was in its infancy and the products on the market struggled for direction: Enter 4FRNT Skis. Rider owned and operated since the beginning, the mission attracts the sports best riders, provides a platform for them to design signature products and by result, become leaders in the sport and progress the state of Freeskiing.
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