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Reach Your Limits

One of the best Bulgarian mountain runners, Kiril Nikolov, tries to set a new record: run 6ookm through the longest and most legendary Bulgarian mountain route in less than 5 days. Through deep mountain paths, pouring rain, and sticky mud, the glorious adventure takes him beyond the barriers of his own consciousness, facing hidden fears, pain and exhaustion.

  • Dimo Petkov
  • Ivelina Gitcheva
  • Dimitar Dimitrov
  • Hristo Petkov
  • Kiril Nikolov
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    Sports, Adventure, Documentary
  • Runtime:
    53 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    February 15, 2015
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  • Mountain Film Flix
    Los Angeles, California
    February 20, 2016
  • Bilbao Mendi Film Festival
    Bilbao, Spain
    December 1, 2015
    Best Sports & Adventure Movie
  • Bansko International Film Festival
    Bansko, Bulgaria
    November 25, 2015
  • So Independent
    Sofia, Bulgaria
    October 9, 2015
  • XCo Film Festival
    Sofia, Bulgaria
    February 17, 2015
Director Biography - Dimo Petkov

Dimo Petkov is a young Bulgarian director who started working with video in 2004. He was born in Gabrovo, Bulgaria in 1986. Following his passion for snowboarding he went to a National Sports University in Sofia, but dropped out to pursue his career in the entertainment industry. As a self made editor, cameraman and director, for the past decade Dimo has created over 200 action sport short videos, filming sports like snowboarding, surf, motocross, downhill bikes, skateboarding and more.He is a main editor for the “Give Forward” reality TV show (2012 – 2015).

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Director Statement

His first full-length project is the “Reach Your Limits” movie (2015) which he directed and edited. The film is about the best Bulgarian mountain runner KirilNikolov, known as Disl, who attempted to set a new record – to run through the longest Bulgarian mountain route, Kom-Emine (600 km), in less than 5 days and 14 hours. The documentary goes along the whole challenge showing key moments of the glorious mountain adventure, also a soul trip experienced by everybody who took part in it.