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Distant Dharma

16 mins |
United States |
  • Adventure
  • Biking
  • Women
Annemarie Hennes
LANGUAGE(S): English


In March 2020, world-class endurance athlete, Rebecca Rusch, set out to ride a fat bike 350 miles across the frozen Alaskan wilderness.

The Iditarod Trail Invitational promised the challenge of a lifetime but after an early mistake, Rebecca’s race takes on new meaning before she emerges from the trail into a global pandemic.

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This film was part of VIMFF 2022 and is no longer available for viewing.


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Annemarie Hennes

Annemarie was an early pioneer on the GoPro Media Productions team and helped build the number one branded channel on YouTube. While at GoPro she developed countless workflows, projects, and departments, one of which was a mentoring program designed to unleash the creative video storytelling visions of GoPro users. Annemarie has been working as a filmmaker for over a decade and has done work for GoPro, EA SPORTS, SRAM, Shimano, UCI, Red Bull, USA Cycling, Liv and Giant Cycling, AEG (Tour of California), Ibis Cycles, Garmin, WTB, Rebecca Rusch, Roam Events, unPAved, Niner Bikes, and Olympic Mountain Biker Lea Davison. Annemarie is a former mountain bike racer, retired collegiate soccer player, shredder on a snowboard and loves everything to do with motorcycles. In addition, she has a great love for animals, the environment, and finding epic adventures in the great outdoors.


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