In her relentless pursuit of happiness, Nichole found herself drawn to the exhilarating realm of canyoneering. Little did she know that this new daring interest would lead to a life-altering 60-foot fall, during which she would catch a glimpse of the happiness she was chasing.
A perilous volunteer search and rescue mission brought Nichole to safety only to face a new set of challenges and severe physical injuries.
Determined to regain her former life, Nichole disregarded her pain and learnings and continued the repetitive cycle of pushing toward a perceived happiness that was always just out of reach. At her lowest point, Nichole was forced to quit pushing against her reality and to sit still and ultimately uncover the secret path to happiness.
A trauma nurse is airlifted to her own hospital after falling 60 feet in a canyon, destroying the life she once knew and uncovering a life-changing perspective.
At least 70% of adults in the US* will experience trauma during their lives. WHERE THE ROPE ENDS recounts Nichole's journey from trauma victim to empowered survivor while providing concrete examples of how to use challenge as a catalyst for growth.
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A large portion of Search and Rescue chapters in the United States and beyond are built almost entirely of volunteers. Many assume this is a service paid for by tax dollars, and are unaware of the sacrifice, training, and heroic acts it takes to be come a member of these teams. Where the Rope Ends is partnering with volunteer organizations around the country to use as an awareness, fundraising, and recruitment tool.
*The National Council for Behavioral Health
Meet the Team
Director & Producer
Director Baylee Sinner has been working in advertising for over 10 years. She fell in love with Nichole's story after the two met at Spira yoga teacher training in 2017.
Subject & Producer
Trauma nurse on the weekends and film producer on the weekdays, Nichole is driven to bring this film to the masses to support the Search and Rescue organization that gave her life.
Since 2017, a remarkable group of film professionals in the Seattle area have generously volunteered their time, resources, and talent to bring this film to life. Their hard work and commitment have been instrumental in making this project a reality.
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