The Eddy Feeling

What does kayaking mean to different individuals, from the untrained beginner, to the seasoned professional? A collective of kayaking filmmakers entitled Rapid Transit, all of whom share a common goal of telling fun, exciting and engaging stories through the lens of a camera, attempt to give an answer, or perhaps just a perspective regarding this query. Along the way viewers will plunge into North Carolina’s deepest and most remote gorge, the Linville. Onlookers will meet the kayakers who first attempted the Linville Gorge descent in the 1970s, and see the reality of paddling this river over 30 years later.

Rapid Transit’s producers have released their first feature length film on DVD, entitled “THE EDDY FEELING.”

Buy the DVD exclusively HERE and get Rapid Transit T-Shirt for $5 with your purchase.

See the Comments below for the national premiere schedule.

Download the TRAILER in Quicktime format or get it as a Video Podcast via iTunes
the_eddy_feeling_cover_wrap_web.jpg

Synopsis
What does kayaking mean to different individuals, from the untrained beginner, to the seasoned professional?  A collective of kayaking filmmakers entitled Rapid Transit, all of whom share a common goal of telling fun, exciting and engaging stories through the lens of a camera, attempt to give an answer, or perhaps just a perspective regarding this query.  Along the way viewers will plunge into North Carolina’s deepest and most remote gorge, the Linville.  Onlookers will meet the kayakers who first attempted the Linville Gorge descent in the 1970s, and see the reality of paddling this river over 30 years later.

Featured Cast Members
Chris Gragtmans, Drew Hayes, Anna Levesque, Tom McEwan, Mike West, Yonton Mehler

A film by the producers of RapidTransitVideo.com
Directed, Filmed, Edited & Produced by Spencer Cooke, Effort Inc
In Association with Horizonline Pictures, From the Darkroom & Catalyst Media

Soundtrack by: Defiance Ohio, Jim Ward, Despistado, La Grecia, Inquisition, Herbal Flesh Tea, The Oatmeal Conspiracy, The Port Huron Statement, Swank & Yonton
(courtesy – Jade Tree, Southern Lovin’ PR, Civil Defense League, Suburban Home Records & No Idea Records.)
suburbanhome.jpgsouthernlovinmoonshine.gifjade_tree_logo_web.jpgnoidea.jpg

DVD Sleeve Photo by: Chris Stafford

Graphic Design: Joey Hall, Deadman Productions LLC

Thanks to Tom Lill for the eddy feeling.

All rights reserved, Effort Inc, 2009
effortcardbig.jpg

10 comments
  1. Premeires:
    January 21 Wednesday 9pm – Athens GA – http://www.athenscine.com/intro.php
    February 5 Thursday 930pm – Asheville NC – http://ashevillepizza.com
    February 9 Monday 8pm – Greenville SC – http://www.coffeeunderground.biz
    February 26 Thursday 9pm – Charlotte NC – http://creationontheplaza.com
    March 15 Sunday 330-630 – Washington DC (Cabin John Gardens Community Center, MD) – http://liquidadventures.org
    April 2 Thursday 730pm – Boone NC at Boone Bagelry – http://www.boonebagelry.com
    April 3 Friday, seating at 7pm, showing begins at 7:30pm – Greensboro NC – http://www.shopgetoutdoors.com
    Apri 18th Saturday – Dartmouth College, NH – http://www.ledyardriverfestival.com/

    Wilmington DE – tba

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You May Also Like

“pinned underneath rocks”

“Extreme Whitewater Kayaker” and award winning filmmaker, Chris Gallaway, paddled over a guy who was “pinned underneath rocks” during this year’s Green Narrows Race. I hope they got the rocks off of that guy. Where did the rocks fall from that this paddler was pinned underneath? From the heavens? Did aliens put them there? Hear the story directly from the man himself in this exclusive interview with Asheville’s Citizen Times.
Read More