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Old 2013-10-17, 09:05 PM   #1
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Revolution One

To: The Unicyclist Community
From: Dan Heaton
Subject: “Revolution One” Release
Date: 10/18/2013

I would like to announce the release of “Revolution One: A Story of Off-road Unicycling”. While this film was finished in 2010 and slated to be released on DVD soon after, it ran into some complications and I struggled with being able to release it fully. However, it made the rounds on the film festival circuit, winning multiple awards and going on world tour with the Banff International Mountain Film Festival. The film officially premiered on September 5th., 2009 and was also shown at the Vancouver MUni Weekend in 2010.

With the rapid progression of the sport, I knew the riding in the film would quickly become outdated. However, the story that it tells and the historical footage/photos compiled within are invaluable to our sport. While this film is just a piece of the history of off-road unicycling, I feel the riders in this film have played incredibly important roles in the evolution of our sport. I want to especially thank all the riders who were involved in the making of this film, as it wouldn’t have been possible without the time, support, and hospitality that they gave me. It truly has been amazing being part of unicycling as both a rider and filmmaker over the last 17 years.

The film is available on Vimeo for download and streaming, absolutely FREE. As with many small-scale, independent productions, this film was created on my own time, with my own funds. If you enjoy the film, there is a “Tip Jar” option on Vimeo if anyone would like to help support the costs of making the film. Enjoy!


https://vimeo.com/77156452


Thank you,
-Dan Heaton

PS: The film is rated “Mature” on Vimeo. This is due to a couple swear words in the film and one bare butt, though the overall content is pretty mild. If anyone would like a clean version, let me know and I will see what I can do.

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Old 2013-10-17, 10:12 PM   #2
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PS: The film is rated “Mature” on Vimeo. This is due to a couple swear words in the film and one bare butt, though the overall content is pretty mild. If anyone would like a clean version, let me know and I will see what I can do.
A clean version would be nice...
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Old 2013-10-17, 10:21 PM   #3
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Dan - thanks a lot for releasing this. Besides the great riding and film quality, these films are an invaluable record of some of the history of our sport.
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Old 2013-10-17, 11:50 PM   #4
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This video makes you want to go out and ride more. Great video, people, gear, rides, and places to ride. Thanks for all your hard work it is appreciated.
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Old 2013-10-18, 01:34 AM   #5
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Whohoo, that was awesome! Now I need to find somewhere to watch those universe videos...
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Old 2013-10-18, 03:54 AM   #6
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Dan - you make me wish I was so much younger...superb man, just f@#%ing superb!
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Old 2013-10-19, 06:03 PM   #7
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Woah! VERY slick, well-put-together piece! Thanks very much. More than happy to hit the jar, and encourage others to do the same. Astonishing that it was released for free!
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Old 2013-10-19, 09:18 PM   #8
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This was so much fun to watch and is inspiring in so many ways -- really great filmmaking. Thank you for sharing!!
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Old 2013-10-20, 02:27 AM   #9
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Epic Dan! Thanks so much for letting people download it. For anyone that has watched it and forgot to tip, please help support it by donating a good donation ($10-20) via the tip jar. Don't know how much time or money he spent creating this but I'm sure it's a lot more than you think. Time to show it to my wife, roommates and friends....
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Old 2013-10-20, 07:42 PM   #10
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I wish I could have seen something like this fifty years ago! I only started a couple of years ago and at 63 years of age, the body is still willing, but the mind keeps saying "Are you crazy, you are going to kill yourself!" Stuff like this makes me want to continue though, so keep it up.
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Old 2013-10-20, 09:56 PM   #11
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Tips didn't work for me.
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Old 2013-10-21, 12:40 PM   #12
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Got it to work!
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Old 2014-11-06, 05:37 AM   #13
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I watched this video many times. I mostly enjoy the very beginning. I love the way Dan gets on the uni with no problem after he pulls it from that car. Very cool! I have to stretch out real well but when I pick up my muni from the ground, I am up and going just as quick. What used to be the most challenging part of riding for me is now performed with a bit of attitude and confidence.
Thanks for the inspiration Dan.
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Thanks Dan! I remember watching UNiVerse in 2003 which was the reason I started riding. I've probably seen it 200 times or more, and have always admired your style of riding and filming/editing. Watching Revolution One brought back all those awesome memories that got me into the sport in the first place. Your videos have had a massive impact on my life. Thanks for everything bro!
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Old 2013-10-23, 05:31 PM   #15
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Awesome video. Thank you so much, Dan.
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