News Hogslayer Documentary Wins Telly Award

Hogslayer Documentary Wins Telly Award


Hoglsayer Norton Drag Racer

The Edge Ltd., producer of “Hogslayer: The Unapproachable Legend,” has been awarded the coveted Telly Award for the “Hogslayer” documentary.

The Telly Award is a standard of excellence for the production industry and one of the most sought after awards from large international production companies to independent producers.

This is the second Telly Award won by the “Hogslayer” film project. The first Telly was awarded for the “Hogslayer” trailer in Spring of 2011 prior to the Premiere. It is a very rare occurrence for one film project to win two Telly Awards.

Since the “Hogslayer” documentary release in Fall of 2011, it has sold on DVD and Blu-Ray to an enthusiastic audience throughout nine countries worldwide. Motorcycle enthusiasts, race fans, and the general public alike, have found the documentary to be an inspiration through the innovation and courage of the World Champion Sunset Motors motorcycle drag race team.

“Hogslayer: The Unapproachable Legend” is the true-life story of the dual-engine Norton dragster designed, built, and raced by TC Christenson and John Gregory of Sunset Motors in Kenosha, Wisconsin.

The documentary chronicles the Sunset Motors Racing Team’s unrivaled innovation and unbridled courage as they faced unyielding challengers throughout the United States and Europe in the 1970’s to capture multiple world championships. The original Hogslayer dragster is presently on permanent exhibit at the National Motorcycle Museum in the United Kingdom.

“Hogslayer” – coming soon to the SCMG Film Festival

To see the “Hogslayer” documentary in it’s full big screen glory, attend the 3rd Annual SCMG Film Festival for its featured presentation on May 4, 2012 at 7 p.m. in Madison Wisconsin at the Barrymore Theatre (2090 Atwood Avenue, Madison, WI 53704).

This year the British Biker Cooperative (BBC), also a “Hogslayer” documentary sponsor, will be celebrated as the 2012 featured motorcycle club at the event. Tickets are available for $8 in advance at / 608.241.8633 or day of show for $10. For more information on the SCMG Film Festival contact

Ron Lieback
Ron Lieback
One of the few moto journalists based on the East Coast, Ron Lieback joined the motorcycle industry as a freelancer in 2007, and is currently Online Editor at Ultimate Motorcycling. He is also the author of "365 to Vision: Modern Writer's Guide (How to Produce More Quality Writing in Less Time).

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