First Descent

First Descent (2005)

  • Genre: Documentary
  • Release Date: 2005-12-02
  • User Rating: 7.3/10 from 9 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 50min
  • Language: English
  • Directors: Kemp Curly, Kevin Harrison.
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First Descent is a 2005 documentary film about snowboarding and its beginning in the 1980s. The snowboarders featured in this movie (Shawn Farmer, Nick Perata, Terje Haakonsen, Hannah Teter and Shaun White with guest appearances from Travis Rice) represent three generations of snowboarders and the progress this young sport has made over the past two decades. Most of the movie was shot in Alaska.

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  • Shaun White

    as Himself
  • Hannah Teter

    as Herself
  • Shawn Farmer

    as Himself
  • Terje Haakonsen

    as Himself
  • Travis Rice

    as Himself
  • Nick Perata

    as Himself
Directing Kemp Curly Director
Directing Kevin Harrison Director