“The Last Continent” Austria
Director: Matthias Mayr
Duration: 47 minutes
Original title: The Last Continent
The two freeriders and adventurers Matthias Haunholder and Matthias Mayr have been almost everywhere in search for Powder Snow. On 6 continents they have done first descents, deep powder lines and expeditions. But there is one continent left. A continent the two never considered for skiing. AFRICA. But it would not be adventorous enough, if just “skiing Powder in Africa” would be their aim. Doing as much as one can in an ecofriendly way is part of Hauni´s and Matthias´mindset ever since. But when it comes to their adventures, they always produced a big carbon footprint. Not this time. The goal is to go electric all the way to Sahara, and back. Without focusing on going electric, to show that this is possible for daily use. Everything said about their plan – Reality is always different. Snow in the desert, floodings,….