*The products for this review and giveaway was provided at no cost to me. All opinions are my own.
If you Love novels by Nicholas Sparks, you’re going to want to be sure and check out The Longest Ride. Based on the novel by this master storyteller, The Longest Ride centers on the star-crossed love affair between look, a former champion bull rider looking to make a comeback, and Sophia, a college student who is about to embark upon her dream job in New York City’s art world. As conflicting paths and ideals test their relationship, Sophia and Luke make an unexpected connection with Ira, whose memories of his own decades-long romance with his beloved wife deeply inspire the young couple. Spanning generations and two intertwining love stories, this movie explores the challenges and infinite rewards of enduring love.
After watching the trailer, I definitely think this is a movie my hubby and I will want to see!
It was also fun to learn how Ariat International was involved. Ariat International is a leading western footwear and apparel company; a major sponsor of the PBR and sponsor of western athletes throughout the country. They’re known for their comfortable performance and fashion products from boots to jeans to tops.
For the 20th Century Fox release of THE LONGEST RIDE, Ariat was able to bring western authenticity and knowledge about rodeo, bull riding, cowboys and overall western lifestyle to the film. They helped create a sponsorship of the lead character, Luke Collins, by working closely with the costume designers and helping provide apparel and footwear to create an authentic bull rider. For more information on their partnership, click here.
WIN: One lucky reader is going to win a gift certificate redeemable for 1 pair of Ariat denim/jeans (up to $89) AND A copy of The Longest Ride (paperback, movie tie-in book cover)! Prizing valued at $99, Ariat Denim Gift Certificate expires June 30, 2015, Redeemable on Ariat.com only for one (1) denim purchase up to $89. Open to US mailing address only.