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Weekend Watch: Frontier of Firsts

"Moving downstream kind of feels like you're surfing up in the clouds."
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Pretty much out in the middle of nowhere, a team of kayakers—with the help of a bush pilot—traverse the crushing whitewaters of three unrun rivers in Alaska. In a little over 10 minutes, Frontier of Firsts follows their experiences, from the fast and fun action on the water to the more serious thoughts going through their minds. Will they be successful at their first ascent attempts? 

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