The Crash Reel

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"The mind has mountains"
  • 2013
  • 1 hr 48 min
  • 8.2  (4,697)
  • 79

The Crash Reel is a documentary that chronicles the 20-year career of professional skateboarder Kevin Pearce. Along the way it will highlight his great rivalry with skateboarding legend Shaun White. In particular, the documentary highlights one game-changing chapter in Pearce's life: a tragic accident, the resulting massive brain injury, and his epic comeback story. After the accident, Pearce's future looked bleak. He had suffered both memory and vision damage. In addition, his family became his constant caretakers. It looked like his skateboarding days were over--but girded with a dogged determination to relearn everything he returned to the sport with a vengeance. The film is thorough and in-depth. It includes lots of awesome footage of Pearce perfecting his sport. For a complete understanding of Pearce, The Crash Reel even investigates the skateboarder's loving caretakers: his company-owning father, his extremely well-educated mother, and his three brothers--one of which has Down's Syndrome.

The Crash Reel
The Fall And Rise Of Kevin Pearce (Trailer 1)
The Fall And Rise Of Kevin Pearce (Trailer 1)

Trailer - 50 sec

The Fall And Rise Of Kevin Pearce
The Fall And Rise Of Kevin Pearce

Trailer - 2 min 27 sec

Description
The Crash Reel is a documentary that chronicles the 20-year career of professional skateboarder Kevin Pearce. Along the way it will highlight his great rivalry with skateboarding legend Shaun White. In particular, the documentary highlights one game-changing chapter in Pearce's life: a tragic accident, the resulting massive brain injury, and his epic comeback story. After the accident, Pearce's future looked bleak. He had suffered both memory and vision damage. In addition, his family became his constant caretakers. It looked like his skateboarding days were over--but girded with a dogged determination to relearn everything he returned to the sport with a vengeance.

The film is thorough and in-depth. It includes lots of awesome footage of Pearce perfecting his sport. For a complete understanding of Pearce, The Crash Reel even investigates the skateboarder's loving caretakers: his company-owning father, his extremely well-educated mother, and his three brothers--one of which has Down's Syndrome.

The Crash Reel is a 2013 documentary with a runtime of 1 hour and 48 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 8.2 and a MetaScore of 79.

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  • Release Date
    2013
  • Runtime
    1 hr 48 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    8.2  (4,697)
  • Metascore
    79