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In Constant Motion

WINNER: BEST MOUNTAIN SPORTS FILM – VIMFF 2018
CANADIAN PREMIERE
Director: Cameron Sylvester
Origin: Canada
Year of Production: 2018
Duration: 15 min

Adam Campbell’s life has revolved around motion. As one of the world’s top ultra runners, his mantra has been simple: ‘If you’re not moving, you’re dead’. This life of movement came to an abrupt halt on August 30th, 2016, when he experienced a near fatal accident while attempting a traverse through Roger’s Pass in BC, with runners Nick Elson and Dakota Jones. Grabbing a loose rock hold, Adam tumbled nearly 100 feet, sustaining 4 broken vertebrae, a crushed iliac crest and deep lacerations to the bone.

Having a body now supported with titanium rods and screws, Adam begins to question the integ-rity of his athletic future.

Ten months later, while searching for the athlete he once was, Adam finds himself at the start line of the Hardrock 100, a hundred mile ultra race he medalled at in the past. It’s within these hundred miles that Adam discovers what he’s looking for won’t be found on the results board.