Courtesy of Eric Helmick, Help! World Tour.

The film Take Your Dream is finished except for music licensing.

Eric Helmick explains, “We have created a 20-minute edited version entitled Epic Hope, and have shared it with several organizations. The impact is astounding Many lives have been transformed through the simple story of hope and inspiration.”

Take Your Dream is a self-directed, self-written film about a 2400 km stage swim down the River Murray in Australia.

Take Your Dream tells the story of American firefighter Eric Helmick and his two sons, Hunter and Tuck who swam in Australia’s longest river in order to inspire the youth of Australia during 2016.

Their journey as Team Help began in the Snowy Mountains and ended 120 days later in South Australia and the Southern Ocean.

Though the team had experience as certified swift water rescue swimmers, Eric and Hunter were not experienced marathon swimmers prior to the swim. They simply wanted to do something that would capture people’s attention and in so doing, were able to find opportunities to meet with youth along their journey.

The goal was simple. Do something epic to inspire people. Inspiration brings hope. Hope brings transformation. As they met with youth and schools along their journey, they were able to share their hearts and encourage others to believe in themselves.

To request a showing of Epic Hope, contact ew@wayoutwestgroup.com.


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