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Filipe Masetti Leite


Filipe Masetti is a world-renowned Long Rider, award-winning filmmaker, and best-selling author. The Brazilian born cowboy is the youngest person in the world to cross the Americas on horseback and a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society. In 2020 he was chosen as the Calgary Stampede’s Grand Marshal and ‘white-hatted’ by Mayor Naheed Nenshi. He is the author of the international best-sellers, Long Ride Home (soon to be a motion picture), Long Ride to the End of the World and Last Long Ride. In 2022 Filipe released his feature Documentary, The Long Rider, on Amazon Prime Canada. The film which tells his 8-year ride from Alaska to Ushuaia, Argentina has garnered 19 international awards, including the coveted Western Heritage Award, and received much acclaim from critics! It will come out around the world in 2023. The first pair of boots he wore on his Long Ride are on display at the Bata Shoe Museum in Toronto and two statues, more than five meters tall, have been erected in Brazil to celebrate his feat.

A Long Rider Shares His Story & Screening of His Motion Picture Documentary

Friday, 2:30pm to 4:30pm Workshop Room Upstairs TPEC

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