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The Resource First descent : the story of the snowboarding revolution, Universal Pictures and MD Films ; in association with Embassy Row, LivePlanet, Davie-Brown Entertainment present a Transition Productions film ; written by Kevin Harrison ; produced and directed by Kemp Curley and Kevin Harrison, (videorecording)

First descent : the story of the snowboarding revolution, Universal Pictures and MD Films ; in association with Embassy Row, LivePlanet, Davie-Brown Entertainment present a Transition Productions film ; written by Kevin Harrison ; produced and directed by Kemp Curley and Kevin Harrison, (videorecording)

Label
First descent : the story of the snowboarding revolution
Title
First descent
Title remainder
the story of the snowboarding revolution
Statement of responsibility
Universal Pictures and MD Films ; in association with Embassy Row, LivePlanet, Davie-Brown Entertainment present a Transition Productions film ; written by Kevin Harrison ; produced and directed by Kemp Curley and Kevin Harrison
Title variation
Story of the snowboarding revolution
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
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
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Scott Duncan ; edited by Kemp Curley ; music by Mark Mothersbaugh
Dewey number
796.939
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Rated PG13, strong language and a momentary drug reference
Language note
In English with optional subtitles in English SDH, Español, or Franc̜ais; closed-captioned
LC call number
GV857.S57
LC item number
F57 2006
PerformerNote
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
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1961-
  • 1986-
  • 1974-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Harrison, Kevin
  • Curley, Kemp
  • Rollins, Henry
  • White, Shaun
  • Teter, Hannah
  • Håkonsen, Terje
  • Perata, Nick
  • Farmer, Shawn
  • Universal Pictures (Firm)
  • MD Films
  • Embassy Row (Firm)
  • LivePlanet (Firm)
  • Davie-Brown Entertainment
  • Transition Productions
  • Universal Studios Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
111
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Snowboarding
  • Winter sports
  • Extreme sports
  • Skis and skiing
  • Deportes de invierno
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
First descent : the story of the snowboarding revolution, Universal Pictures and MD Films ; in association with Embassy Row, LivePlanet, Davie-Brown Entertainment present a Transition Productions film ; written by Kevin Harrison ; produced and directed by Kemp Curley and Kevin Harrison, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
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.)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
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
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (111 min.)
Isbn
9781417069941
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192844928
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
28449
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 1040654
  • (OCoLC)64038638
  • 1029344
  • (OCoLC)ocm64038638
  • 1029344
  • 1040654
  • 1040654
System details
DVD; Region 1, NTSC; Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo; anamorphic widescreen presentation, aspect ratio 2.35:1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
First descent : the story of the snowboarding revolution, Universal Pictures and MD Films ; in association with Embassy Row, LivePlanet, Davie-Brown Entertainment present a Transition Productions film ; written by Kevin Harrison ; produced and directed by Kemp Curley and Kevin Harrison, (videorecording)
Publication
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.)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
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
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (111 min.)
Isbn
9781417069941
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192844928
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
28449
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 1040654
  • (OCoLC)64038638
  • 1029344
  • (OCoLC)ocm64038638
  • 1029344
  • 1040654
  • 1040654
System details
DVD; Region 1, NTSC; Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo; anamorphic widescreen presentation, aspect ratio 2.35:1
Video recording format
DVD

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