Mountain bikers have it easy when it comes to the terrain in Florida. If you want to see what challenges the really elite mountain bikers around the world you won't want to miss "24 Solo" when it comes to town on Thursday, Sept. 13th for an exclusive engagement as part of the Independents' Film Festival.
This film was awarded the Director's Choice Award for its overall beauty and manic excitement. Thursday, Sept. 13th, 9 p.m. at the Channelside Cinemas, 615 Channelside Drive in downtown Tampa, you can catch "24 Solo," which rides the handlebars with Chris Eatough, in his bid for a 7th consecutive 24 Hour Solo World Championship. Shot in high def, this rare glimpse into the personal life of the sport’s most successful 24 Hour racer is a rollercoaster of energy and emotion. The documentary balances action and emotion with commentary from the biggest names in mountain biking including Gary Fisher, John Stamstad, Hans Rey, John Tomac, Alison Dunlap, Ned Overend and others cut to a powerful soundtrack crafted by the award-winning "Off Road to Athens" composer Haik Naltchayan. From resounding victories in China and Wisconsin to his tumultuous training and the final race, viewers will have an unprecedented glimpse into the intense machine that is Eatough. The film’s dramatic conclusion will have you on the edge of your seat! Even if you're not especially into bicycle racing, this film has something for everyone. Tickets are $7.50 and available at the door.