Kirkby: The Questions We Ask

In the spring of 2013, Canadian adventurer Bruce Kirkby crossed the Georgia Straight from Vancouver to Victoria on an inflatable standup paddleboard. In this award-winning short film, he contemplates the true meaning of adventure.

“Very thought provoking. [The film] says more in a few minutes than most ever say in an hour” – Rob Beedle, Global Surf Network

Director/Cinematographer: Kalum Ko ( ,
SUP/Narrator/Producer: Bruce Kirkby (,,
Support Kayak: Dave Quinn
Producer: Jeff Pew
Music: Divenire, Ludovico Einaudi

With support from Mountain Equipment Co-Op (

World Tour – 2013 Banff Mountain Film Festival
Winner- “Most Inspirational” – 2013 Waterwalker Film Festival
Runner Up – 2014 Fernie Mountain Film Festival
Finalist – 2013 Banff Mountain Film Festival
Finalist – 2013 Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival
Finalist – 2013 Waimea Ocean Film Festival
Finalist – 2013 Virginia Beach Surf Film Festival
Finalist – 2013 Reel Shorts Film Festival
Finalist – 2014 Salish Sea Film Festival
Finalist – 2014 Vancouver Festival of Ocean Films
Finalist – 2014 Dirtbag Film Festival
Finalist – 2014 New Zealand Mountain Film Festival