Posts tagged ‘Kevin Pearce’

Kevin Pearce Gets Back on his Snowboard Again

14 December 2011, 12.43 | Posted in feel good, snowboarding, videos | No comments »

After suffering a traumatic brain injury while training for the Olympics in 2009, Burton team rider Kevin Pearce returned back to the slopes yesterday. After extensive rehab and hard work we are stoked to see Kevin back doing what he loves. Check out the inspirational video of his first day back on a board.


Kevin Pearce on The Today Show

04 May 2010, 13.50 | Posted in snowboarding, tv | 1 comment »

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We can all take a collective sigh of relief today with the appearance of Kevin Pearce on the Today Show. Kevin’s amazing recovery is documented by legendary newsman Tom Brokaw and is something that must be seen by any shredder. Kevin is safe and back in Vermont with nothing but positive things ahead. Wish him continued success on Facebook.

Kevin Pearce x Love

05 March 2010, 22.38 | Posted in snowboarding, videos | No comments »

If you haven’t seen this, you need to. All the bullshit aside, snowboarding is about Love. Thanks to Laura Austin. Rad Collector Rides for Kevin.

ABC News Kevin Pearce Report

09 January 2010, 10.46 | Posted in injuries, snowboarding, WTF | 1 comment »

In some less rad news, we felt compelled to post this mind boggling video of ABC News’ ridiculously ignorant coverage of Kevin Pearce’s injury that frames the entire sport of snowboarding as one giant accident waiting to happen. On top of that they make it seem like snowboarders are still a brainless lot pushing themselves into injuries because they don’t know any better. Disgusting. Check out more commentary on Boardistan.

Kevin Pearce Recovery Report

02 January 2010, 21.36 | Posted in feel good, snowboarding | 2 comments »

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All around great Frend, ripping shredder and dope dude Kevin Pearce was injured in the halfpipe at Park City on New Year’s Eve day. Rad Collector collectively sends our thoughts and positive vibrations to Kevin as he recovers. You can send him your thoughts as well by joining his Facebook support group here. Please read the following release from Kevin’s family and the University of Utah where Kevin is currently being treated after the jump.

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Tracking Eero | Japan Episode

10 December 2009, 11.05 | Posted in snowboarding, tv, videos | No comments »

Continuing on his televised global shred trek known as “Tracking Eero,” Eero Ettala next hit Japan alongside of Kevin Pearce and Nico Muller prior to winning his second Toyota Big Air. The crew lucked out and got dumped on every single day as you can see is this ridiculously powder filled clip. The full episode drops on Fuel on January 3, check your local listings aight?

Neverland NYC Screening

18 November 2009, 17.30 | Posted in films, premieres, snowboarding | No comments »

Every year the Absinthe crew delivers one of the best films in shred. This year’s Neverland, featuring a mind-blowing cast that includes Travis Rice, Dan Brisse, Bode Merrill, Nicolas Müller, Sylvain Bourbousson, JP Solberg, Romain deMarchi, DCP, Marc Frank Montoya, Annie Boulanger, Marie-France Roy, Jules Reymond, Wille Yli-Luoma, Cale Zima, Phil Damianakes, Wolfgang Nyvelt, Kevin Pearce, Eero Ettala, and Gigi Rüf may be their greatest masterpiece to date. It hits NYC on December 1, just in time to usher in the snow. Full premiere info after the jump.

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Kevin Pearce x Huff Post

04 September 2009, 12.53 | Posted in interviews, snowboarding | No comments »

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This isn’t major news but worth the mention on principal. The esteemed blog The Huffington Post interviewed Kevin Pearce last week, which is all well and good. KP is blowing up like Nitro. Word. Problem is that the Huffington blogger chose the lamest, circa ’82 stereotypical preface she possibly could: assuming Kevin was dumb because he shreds. Check it out.

“I have to admit that when I was offered the chance to interview Kevin, I had some preconceived notions. When someone tells you that you just have to interview this incredible 21-year-old snowboarder, lots of things pop into your head. Things like, “This may be a tough interview filled with one-word answers … one-word answers that may often include the word ‘dude.'”

Nice story arc Erica Boeke. Apparently it’s a miracle when shredders can speak. Read the whole thing here.

Kevin Pearce on Nike 6.0

06 August 2009, 22.42 | Posted in snowboarding, team | 2 comments »

There have been rumors swirling for a minute but it’s totally official, Kevin Pearce is on Nike 6.0. The once and future hero of shred joins the squad just in time for the road to the 2010 Olympics in Vancouver. Expect some sick things ahead from this partnership.

Frends Crew | New York Times Profile

24 March 2009, 18.51 | Posted in interviews, snowboarding | 3 comments »

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Snowboarding is about to get a lot more interesting. The Frends crew got a big writeup in the New York Times this weekend and Kevin Pearce and Mason Aguirre finally said what everyone had figured: the Frends ain’t friends with Shaun White. Pearce goes all in, “I feel the last couple years, Shaun has kind of dominated snowboarding. I think that people are getting sick of it, and they’re getting sick of seeing him.” Is it really beef or well executed pre Olympic hype? We’ll have to wait and see. Read the entire story here.