The Shaun Palmer biopic has finally been made, and received accolades at the XDance Festival, but they’re looking for donations to a Kickstarter fundraiser to help get the movie out to more people via DVD. Check the trailer and the info you’ll need if you want to help out…
Palmer’s one of the legends of the sport, and from the teaser it looks like this’ll be a no-holds-barred account of the career of one of snowboarding’s biggest characters. As much as Palmer was a hellraiser, he was also a supremely talented and stylish rider who also possessed and unquenchable thirst for winning. And he also excelled at several other sports too – there’s a good argument for him being one of the greatest athletes ever.
Here’s the lowdown from the production company’s mouth…
Chainsaw Productions is looking for support to get Shaun Palmer “The Miserable Champion” movie out to the masses. The film is currently finished with some final production, music and stock footage issues to be completed. Please support this film, so we can generate enough funds to cover the final production costs. We feel this is a story that must be watched to fully understand the accomplishments that have taken place over the lifetime of Shaun’s life. Chainsaw Thanks all of the people past, present and beyond that have helped this film become a reality from support and goodwill. Special Thanks goes to Contour for the POV Cameras for this Kickstarter Fund Raiser. $10,000 is the bare minimum; our goal is $20,000, THANKS FOR YOUR SUPPORT.
The Miserable Champion is a real portrait of one of the most notorious athletes of all-time, action sports hero Shaun Palmer. This tell-all movie reveals Shaun from birth to the near fatal overdose to his comeback to make the 2006 Olympic Team. Shaun Palmer – The Miserable Champion is an intense look at Shaun’s ups and downs, background of growing up with no father figure, evolution from rags to riches. Shaun’s story is like no other athlete’s in history. He has been at the top of Snowboarding, Mountain Biking, Skiing and Motocross. USA Today asks the question “Is This The World’s Greatest Athlete?”
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