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Release Date: December 13th, 2013

DVD Release Date: February 4th, 2014

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 49 min

Plot Summary
Snowboarder Kevin Pearce suffers a traumatic brain injury while training for the 2010 Winter Olympics. His family stands by his side as he struggles through rehab, but they object when he expresses his desire to return to his favorite sport.

Cast: Kevin Pearce, Shaun White, Mason Aguirre, Dr. Daniel Amen, Sarah Burke, Rory Bushfield

Director: Lucy Walker

Genres: Documentary

Production Co: Tree Tree Tree

Distributors: Phase 4 Films

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  • With a keen sense of the thrills of snowboarding, a cultivated understanding of the demands of the pro circuit and genuine compassion for the casualties of the sport, Walker’s particular talent in this film is in making the general more specific. show more

  • It’s thrilling for even a novice fan to watch Pearce. show more

  • The hook of The Crash Reel is that it’s about the rivalry between two famous American snowboarders, but in reality, Lucy Walker’s slickly produced documentary is about one man’s ongoing battle with himself – on and off the slopes. show more

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