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PG-13| 1 hr. 50 min.

Plot Summary
Snowboarders discuss the sport's history and challenges as they prepare to tackle the mountains of Alaska.


Directors: Kemp Curly , Kevin Harrison

Genres: Documentary

Distributor: Universal Pictures

First Descent (2005)

Release Date: December 2nd, 2005|1 hr. 50 min.

critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( )
  • 75
    Peter Hartlaub San Francisco Chronicle

    Succeeds as both education and amusement. show more

  • 63
    Mike Clark USA Today

    Because snowboarding is younger than skateboarding and surfing, Descent lacks the poignancy of past surfer/skateboarder portraits that have shown participants reaching middle age. show more

  • 50
    Jami Bernard New York Daily News

    We've seen this story before, and the thrill is gone. show more

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