Saturday, June 22, 7pm at Hopkins Center for the Arts
An HBO Documentary Film, Directed by Lucy Walker
The Crash Reel, which recently premiered at the Sundance Film Festival, vividly captures the inherent thrill – and costs – of extreme sports. Headed for the 2010 Winter Olympics, professional snowboarder and hometown hero, Kevin Pearce, suffered massive head trauma in an accident during a training run. With the help of his tight -knit family, Kevin spent two years rebuilding his life, while hoping to return to his beloved snowboarding.Following the screening, Kevin and the Pearce family will answer questions from the audience.