In February, a rare event happened: Disney Touchstone Picture's new film 'Hidalgo,' had a press stop in Rapid City, South Dakota...... When we inquired how Touchstone Pictures ended up bringing Hidalgo to Rapid City, we were told by Disney publicist Chad Olson that it was 'Because Viggo Mortensen wanted to bring it here.'
An Interview with Viggo
by Lise Balk King and Frank J King
Native Voice, January 2004
'So many people promise to come back and never do. I wanted to do [the Ride]. There was no place I would have rather been. I felt really lucky...it was a real honor to be out there.'
Viggo Mortensen on the Big Foot Ride
Native Voice Interview with Viggo
by Lise Balk King,
Pine Ridge Reservation, South Dakota, December 2003