ESPN will air the film “Fire On The Mountain” by Chris Benchetler, with the addition of rare behind the scenes footage, on Wednesday, October 28 at 8 p.m. ET. Narrated by Hall of Fame basketball player and ESPN sportscaster Bill Walton, with music supervision by David Lemieux, audiovisual archivist and legacy manager for the Grateful Dead. The short film features some of action sports’ most legendary athletes: snowboarding’s Jeremy Jones, Danny Davis, Kimmy Fasani, surfing icon Rob Machado, and skiers Michelle Parker and Chris Benchetler. Captured over the course of the winter by cinematographer Tyler Hamlet of Flagship Independent. Produced and Directed by Benchetler and Hamlet, this visual journey features never before seen footage within nature, orchestrated by music of the Grateful Dead. Featuring original artwork by Benchetler and Skye Walker.
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