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When Warren Miller finally released his long-awaited autobiography last fall, it sold out in a few months. Just as his feature ski film was an annual rite of fall, an experience best served as the first snow blanketed the mountains, the legendary filmmaker delayed the on-sale date of the second printing to an eagerly awaited Sept. 15, 2017.

The second printing features a new cover, but has the identical, previously untold life story within. Miller is hailed as the godfather of action sports filmmaking, but what happened behind the camera is even more remarkable than what you saw on the big screen. Freedom Found is a must-read for Miller’s millions of fans, ski and film history enthusiasts, adrenaline junkies, travel and adventure lovers, and anyone whose interest is piqued by an extraordinary 20th-century success story.

From a dysfunctional, Depression-era childhood in Hollywood to his lifelong obsession with snow, surf and film, Miller reveals the secrets of his past and the peaks and valleys he navigated in bringing the sport he loves to audiences around the world. He chronicles the struggles of growing up in an unloving household, and how he found his own freedom by escaping to the outdoors. He writes of the lifestyle, the nonstop travel, financial disasters, family regrets, lasting friendships made along the way, and the jaw-dropping global mountain adventures that defined his career. Miller’s story is full of success and failure, colorful first-person ski history, nostalgia and romance, lessons learned and others ignored. It is the heartwarming and at times heart-wrenching account of an American innovator, a man who did it his own way, understood the importance of making people laugh, and never looked back until now.

This beautiful, 512-page hardcover book, with more than 110 photographs, can be purchased online at Amazon, where it was the No. 1 Bestseller in the Winter Sports/Outdoors category all of last fall; at other online booksellers, or the old fashioned way, at your favorite neighborhood bookseller. Fans should also stay tuned for a documentary on Miller’s life story coming in 2018.

Release courtesy of Warren Miller Company

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