RedBull’s Servus TV premieres Across The Ice

March 5, 2014 5:59 pm

Servus TV to premiere Sebastian Copeland’s new film for German Speaking countries

Across The Ice–The Greenland Victory March premiered on Servus TV on March 5th in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. The film chronicles Sebastian Copeland and Eric McNair Landry’s record setting kite skiing mission across the south-north axis of the Greenland ice sheet. The film marks Sebastian’s second directorial effort and his first collaboration with Red Bull Media House. Set mostly on Greenland, the film follows training sessions in Iqualuit, and the 2300 kilometer unassisted journey which includes getting pinned down by hurricane strength winds; a tour of the cold war relic DYE II; and setting the new world record for the longest distance travelled in 24 hours by kites with 595 km. Across The Ice will be presented at Cannes’s 2014 MipDoc for international distribution in early April. You see watch the trailer here. Stay tuned for other international releases.

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Sebastian in the March 2014 Issue of Red Bulletin

March 1, 2014 7:02 pm

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Sebastian Lectures at the Annenberg Space for Photography

February 20, 2014 5:39 pm

Sebastian Speaks At The Iris Night Lecture Series

As part of the National Geographic lecture series, Sebastian was invited to speak at the prestigious Annenberg Space for Photography on February 20, 2014. From Pole to Pole: The Longest Journey recounts being attacked by polar bears; reaching both poles on foot; photographing in sub-zero temperatures; and what the loss of  ice means in the context of a warming planet. The lecture sold out but was filmed and can be streamed here.

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Sebastian Wins Gold Medal from the Photographic Society of America

January 21, 2014 3:09 pm

The jury of the 2013 Arctic Award awarded Sebastian a gold medal on behalf of the Photographic Society of America (PSA). The Arctic Award specializes in Polar photography. This is Sebastian’s second win: in 2012, the FIAP (Federation International de l’Art Photographic) had awarded him a medal for the same competition. The winning image below depicts a storm on the Greenland ice cap, with winds reaching 80 miles per hour, during Sebastian and Eric’s record setting south to north crossing on skis and kites.Storm on the Greenland Ice

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Sebastian listed in the 2013 Men of the Year Issue of Coco Eco Magazine

January 5, 2014 8:23 pm

This winter, the magazine Coco Eco published a feature called “Leaders from the Heart” honoring “a few good men for their dedication to causes greater than the self”. Sebastian was featured as one of the magazine’s Men Of The Year 2013, next to Paul Watson, Bobby Kennedy and Danny Glover.

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Sebastian gives Keynote in Venice, Italy for Herbalife EMEA conference

December 21, 2013 6:29 pm

Sebastian speaks in Venice for Herbalife EMEA about goal setting, health, conviction and perseverance! Merry Christmas everyone!DSC_6947 copy1

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Interactive Map of New Coastline after Ice Melt

December 20, 2013 6:06 pm

Check out this interactive map showing coastal erosion from melting ice, potentially displacing up to 80% of the world’s population. This is not a science fiction plot. It represents the ocean rise from melting ice, sitting above land, slowly re-drawing our world map. On average, 100 feet of coastal ground is lost to each foot of ocean rise.

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Great News–Oil Giant Total Warns Against Drilling in the Arctic

December 15, 2013 6:00 pm

One small victory at a time. Oil giant Total has warned against Arctic exploitation citing the natural conditions and high risk for a disasters like Deep Horizon. Shell still in the game.

 

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Long Live Madiba

December 5, 2013 5:42 pm

“I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.” ~Nelson Mandela

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Into The Cold now available on Netflix

November 21, 2013 5:21 pm

As of November, Sebastian’s North Pole adventure film, Into The Cold–A Journey of the Soulcan be seen on demand on Netflix. The film chronicles Sebastian and partner Keith Heger’s centennial reach of the North Pole to commemorate Admiral Peary and team’s 1909 mission. The film premiered at the 2010 Tribeca Film Festival and went on to win multiple awards internationally. The Hollywood Reporter called it one of the five Must-See-Films of the festival. It has been released internationally since.

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