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Edge of the Earth


Edge of the Earth


"Edge of the Earth" is an HBO documentary television miniseries that follows elite athletes as they undertake extreme sports expeditions in remote areas. The series showcases the outdoor sports of snowboarding, kayaking, rock climbing, and surfing. The athletes witness the impact of climate change and industry on the landscape and society during their travels. The show was filmed during the COVID-19 pandemic, with the athletes and filmmaking crew undergoing regular testing.

The series was created and directed by brothers Todd Jones and Steve Jones, founders of Teton Gravity Research (TGR). Talks to develop the series began between TGB and HBO in the summer of 2019. The show was originally planned to be filmed in China, but this did not occur due to the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic. The production team consisted of more than 60 people in total, with each location's cinematography being handled by experts in their respective sports.

The pandemic posed logistical challenges, as the team navigated areas with travel bans. However, the show's crew and athletes were regularly tested to ensure safety. "Edge of the Earth" showcases the skill and determination of the athletes and sheds light on the effects of climate change and industry on the environment. The series has received positive reviews for its stunning visuals and inspiring stories.

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Anna Miko

Anna Miko enjoys writing more than reading books. But most of all she likes to write movie and series reviews. Being fond of classic cinema, she nevertheless is the author of many research works on contemporary visual arts. She also writes short essays on new movies and series helping others to navigate the world of modern cinema.

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