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First descent the story of the snowboarding revolution  Cover Image DVD DVD

First descent the story of the snowboarding revolution

Harrison, Kevin. (Added Author). Curley, Kemp. (Added Author). Rollins, Henry, 1961- (Added Author). White, Shaun, 1986- (Added Author). Teter, Hannah. (Added Author). Haakonsen, Terje. (Added Author). Perata, Nick. (Added Author). Farmer, Shawn. (Added Author). Universal Pictures (Firm) (Added Author). MD Films. (Added Author). Embassy Row (Firm) (Added Author). LivePlanet (Firm) (Added Author). Davie-Brown Entertainment. (Added Author). Transition Productions. (Added Author). Universal Studios Home Entertainment (Firm) (Added Author).

Summary: During one winter, five of the best professional snowboarders from throughout the sport's history made an expedition to the backcountry of Alaska. Their goal: to conquer some of the most challenging and rarely ridden mountains on the planet. Also explores the rapid evolution of snowboarding from an underground American movement to a full-fledged global phenomenon and Olympic sport.

Item details

  • ISBN: 1417069945
  • ISBN: 9781417069941
  • Physical Description: videorecording
    1 videodisc (111 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Universal City, CA : Universal Pictures : Distributed by Universal Studios Home Entertainment, c2006.

Contents / Notes

General Note: Originally produced as a motion picture in 2005.
Special features: AK and beyond [featurette] (22 min.); Top of the world: Wescam featurette (6 min.); A thousand words [slideshow] (5 min.); Big-mountain riding [featurette] (6 min.); Extended snowboarding action [featurette] (5 min.); Deleted scenes (6 min.).
In English with optional subtitles in English SDH, Español, or Franc̜ais; closed-captioned.
Formatted Contents Note: Barely ridden/Main titles -- Four generations -- Risking their lives -- Strange breed -- Like a drug -- Early days -- "They might have guns" -- Overcoming fear -- Mainstream -- Films & videos -- Next level -- Global phenomenon -- Pushing the limits -- Snow & surf -- Olympic sport -- Changed perspective -- Super gnarly -- Finding the line -- Hell of a ride -- End titles.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Director of photography, Scott Duncan ; edited by Kemp Curley ; music by Mark Mothersbaugh.
Participant or Performer Note: Narrated by Henry Rollins; with Terje Haakonsen, Hannah Teter, Shawn Farmer, Shaun White, Nick Perata, Dave Seoane, Chuck Barfoot, Jake Burton, Tom Sims, Mike Ranquet, Tony Hawk, Brian Iguchi, Todd Richards, Tina Basich, Bjorn Leines, Pat O'Donnell, Chris Roach, Jamie Lynn, Sal Masekela, Travis Rice, Mike Basich, Jim Rippey, Danny Kass.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: Rated PG13, strong language and a momentary drug reference.
System Details Note:
DVD; Region 1, NTSC; Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo; anamorphic widescreen presentation, aspect ratio 2.35:1.
Language Note:
In English with optional subtitles in English SDH, Español, or Franc̜ais; closed-captioned.
Subject: Snowboarding
Winter sports
Extreme sports
Skis and skiing Alaska
Deportes de invierno
Genre: Documentary films.
Sports video.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
DVD-Video discs.

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