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NEWS X MUSE Manny Gomez spoke with Chris Jericho, wrestling legend, current AEW superstar, and executive producer of the new documentary film, “The Death Tour”, which will be making its world premiere at this year’s Slamdance Film Festival in Utah. The film is directed by Stephan Peterson and Sonya Ballantyne.

In our conversation about “The Death Tour” Jericho shares with us the importance of this tour that has been taking place for decades and has been a pivotal point in many young wrestler’s careers. He also shares with us some thoughts on some of the wrestlers we follow throughout the documentary. It’s a great interview with a great look at some of the behind-the-scenes action that takes place in the world of wrestling. You can check out the full interview with Jericho above.

Here is the synopsis for the documentary “The Death Tour”:
Each winter, when the lakes freeze over, a motley gang of professional wrestlers leaves Winnipeg on a one-of-a-kind wrestling trip through remote Indigenous communities of Northern Manitoba. Wrestling insiders call it the ‘Death Tour’ – both for the physical hardships endured on the road and the emotional toll it takes on those who experience it.

Famous for its star-studded alumni, the trip offers wrestlers a rare taste of fame and a chance to see if they have what it takes to make it in professional wrestling. This deeply personal documentary travels through Canada’s frozen North and into the wrestlers’ minds as they battle the elements, each other, and the impacts of our colonial past.

If you are going to the Slamdance Film Festival and want to see The Death Tour produced by Chris Jericho please visit https://slamdance.com/festival/