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Comment Share Posted on Tuesday August 6th at 5:18 p.m.

Kevin Pearce was one of the world's best snowboarders, before a horrific accident in 2009 ended his career.

Now he's traveling the world educating people about the perils of extreme sports, and how to keep hope during the long journey back from brain injury.

THE CRASH REEL is the dramatic story of one unforgettable athlete, Kevin Pearce; one eye-popping sport, snowboarding; and one explosive issue, traumatic brain injury. Through 20 years of astounding action and verité footage, the documentary chronicles the epic rise of snowboarder Kevin Pearce which culminates in a life-changing crash and a comeback story with a difference. Directed by Oscar®-nominated filmmaker Lucy Walker.

Watch the preview of his story, THE CRASH REEL below, and then link to the moving interview that Kevin did with Natasha Mitchell from ABC Radio National in Australia recently. There is an exclusive showing of THE CRASH REEL in the Audi Quattro Winter Games NZ Adventure Film festival.  It will be shoing in Queenstown on the 19th & 20th of august, and the 20th in Wanaka.  The full movie will be opening in NZ this summer and available online and on DVD early in 2014.


Click below to view the moving interview that Kevin Pearce did with Natasha Mitchell from ABC Radio National in Australia recently.

Read more about Kevin Pearce at his website kevinpearce.com

 

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