About The Film
An U.S. para-athlete and a Japanese engineer join forces in a race to develop the worlds fastest running blade as the mobility revolution sweeps Tokyo in anticipation of the 2020 Paralympic Games.
THE MISSION OF RACE TO TOKYO
To nurture and elevate the global conversation about mobility.
4x world record holder and 9x gold medalist. Jarryd is more than a character in the film, he is the connective link between Race to Tokyo and our partners. He manages relationships with sponsors as well as the projects budget and logistics.
Director of Photography
Derek has been making films since the 90’s. He seeks to discover and preserve certain transitory moments that are so often missed in everyday life. He has three feature documentary credits, including ‘Forget Not’, ‘Cat Heaven Island,’ which he filmed in Japan, and ‘The Resurrection of Jake the Snake'.
Travis has been producing and directing narrative, and commercial projects since the early 2000’s, for clients including Porsche and McDonalds. His passion lies in telling stories that reveal truth and inspire positive change. He believes that Race to Tokyo will ignite curiosity and empathy in audiences, and that those traits are necessary for a future that works for everyone.