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Kevin is available for speaking engagements. Contact Kevin or his agent Lowell Taub for more information.

Get involved in the
#LOVEYOURBRAIN Campaign


Snowboarder Kevin Pearce and two time Academy Award nominated filmmaker Lucy Walker are thrilled to announce the launch of the #loveyourbrain campaign, inspired by Kevin's dedication to his sport, his rise to the very top of it, his horrific fall, and his inspiring journey of getting back up from the bottom.

January 2013

Deepest sympathies for the
friends and family of Caleb Moore

I was personally very saddened to hear about the passing of Caleb Moore and my deepest sympathies go out to his friends and family during this difficult time. It is a great loss to the community and to the sport.
  – Kevin Pearce

January 26, 2013

Kevin Pearce, through the years

Many people in the world outside of snowboarding came to know Kevin Pearce through news of the traumatic brain injury he sustained on the way to the 2010 Olympics. In stories he's been framed as Shaun White's greatest rival in halfpipe. But Pearce was more than that: He was (and still is) a snowboarder's snowboarder. ESPN photo gallery of Kevin Pearce, by Dean Blotto Gray.

January 26, 2013

Snowboarder Kevin Pearce stars
in film at Sundance

Associated Press article in the Rutland Herald by Pat Graham.

January 24, 2013

'Outside' at Sundance:
Kevin Pearce on the Risks of Snowboarding

Three years after his professional snowboarding career ended with a traumatic brain injury on the half-pipe, Pearce is in Park City, Utah, promoting The Crash Reel, a documentary from Lucy Walker that follows his recovery process. Interview by Mina Hochberg

January 23, 2013

Snowboarder Kevin Pearce
on who and what to watch
in the Winter X Games

Kevin Pearce featured in the Daily Details section of details.com.

January 2013

The Crash Reel at Sundance

This eye-popping, yet intimate, documentary directed by Academy Award nominated Lucy Walker uses years of vérité footage to expose the excitement, appeal, and the high stakes of participating in extreme-action sports.

January 2013

The Crash Reel premiering
at XGames Aspen

“The Crash Reel” chronicles the epic rivalry between Kevin and Shaun White which culminates in a life-changing crash and a comeback story with a difference. Directed by Academy Award nominated Lucy Walker.

May 2012

Vote Kevin into the
Action Sports Hall of Fame!

Kevin has just been nominated for the Action Sports Hall of Fame, the only hall of fame that lets the world decide which athletes are inducted each year. Show your support for Kevin by awarding him ten stars. You can vote for Kevin as many times as you wish.The first class of inductees will be announced January 2013.

January 2012

Holding Sarah Burke's Family
Close in Our Hearts

I was unbelievably saddened to hear about Sarah Burke's passing. She was such a talented champion and an inspiration both on snow and in her life. We will miss her smile and everything she contributed to the sport of skiing. My thoughts are with her family and her husband at this time.
  – Kevin Pearce

January 20, 2012

Bing is for Doing:
Kevin Pearce's Story

Bing featured Kevin's inspiring story during the NFC Championship game as well as the X Games coverage on ESPN.

January 13, 2012

You've Got Kevin Pearce

AOL Video in which Kevin discusses his return to the slopes after a severe brain injury.

January 5, 2012

Kevin Pearce Rides Again
Thanks to Family

MSNBC Nightly News story by Kevin Tibbles.

December 25, 2011

Kevin Pearce Snowboards Again
Two Years After Traumatic Brain Injury

People Magazine article by David Shira. Photo by Adam Moran.

December 15, 2011

Pearce Reflects on Return to Slopes

Valley News interview with Jared Pendak. Photo by Peggy Vance.

December 15, 2011

Less Than Two Years After Injury
Pearce Gets Back on Snowboard

USA Today article by James Sullivan, BNQT.com. Video report by Matt Redoux, 9News.

December 13, 2011

Kevin Pearce Rides Again

ESPN.com article by Colin Bane. Photo by Nicole Sangregario.

December 13, 2011

Pearce Finds His Peace

Denver Post article by Jason Blevins. Photo by Jack Dempsey/AP.

December 13, 2011

Kevin Pearce Snowboards at Breckenridge

Huffington Pose/Associated Press photos, videos, and article by Eddie Pells. Photo by Jack Dempsey/AP.

December 9, 2011

Back on Snow!

On December 13, 2011, Kevin will be on snow for the first time since his accident with his frends, sponsors and fans in Breckenridge, CO. Video by Adam Pearce.

December 8, 2011

Snowboarder to Ride for
First Time Since Accident

New York Times article by John Branch. Photo by Riccardo S. Savi/Getty Images.

December 1, 2011

Received Victory Award from
the National Rehabilitation Hospital

Recognized for his courage in overcoming his injury and his advocacy for brain-injury awareness.

December 1, 2011

Ex-Snowboard Champ Kevin Pearce
Charting a New Life Since Brain Injury

Washington Post article by Dave Sheinin. Photo by Matt McClain.

October 11, 2011

Australia's Pop Magazine

Australia's Pop Magazine article and cover.

May 9, 2011

Some Reassembly Required

Outdoor Magazine article by Jonah Lehrer.

April 7, 2011

Road to Recovery:
Kevin Pearce Gets Back in the Game

Snowboard Magazine article.

March 1, 2011

An Athlete's Greatest Challenge

Boston Globe article by Shira Springer.

February 22, 2011

New Beginnings

Time for Kids article by Vickie An.

January 27, 2011

Still Healing, but Back at
X Games as Spectator

New York Times article by Matt Higgins. Photo by Lauren Ross.

January 4, 2011

The Fall and Rise
of Kevin Pearce

Scholastic Storyworks article.

January 2011

Kevin Pearce

Snowboarder Germany article by Lars Barenfanger.

January 2011

Kevin Pearce

Snowboard Colorado article. Photo by Adam Pearce.

December 29, 2010

A Year after Serious Crash,
Kevin Pearce Says He is Lucky

USA Today article by Vicki Michaelis. Photo by Dana Romanoff.

December 2010

Getting Back on Board

Sports Illustrated article by Justin Tejada.

November 22, 2010

Soaring Above Tragedy

Scholastic SCOPE article.

November 2010

Transworld Snowboarding Japan

Transworld Snowboarding Japan article.

November 2010

Ritorno Dal Nulla

Rolling Stone Italy article by Fabio Schiavo.

October 9, 2010

Road to Recovery

Interview by WCAX-TV, Burlington, VT.

August 23, 2010

Back on Earth

People Magazine article by Johnny Dodd.

August 23, 2010

Road to Recovery Update

Interview with his mother Pia Pearce on MSNBC's TODAY with Matt Lauer.

August 2010

Hey All

Letter from Kevin in Snowboarder Magazine.

July 10, 2010

Reaches 50,000 friends
on Facebook

Follow Kevin on Facebook.

June 16, 2010

Home at Last

ESPN.com article by Jesse Huffman. Photo by Alden Pellet/AP.

June 5, 2010

Kevin Pearce's Homecoming
is Celebrated

Lat34.com article.

May 4, 2010

No Place Like This
for Soothing Care

New York Times article by John Branch. Photo by Paul O. Boisvert.

May 4, 2010

Snowboarder Recovers from
Brink of Death

Interview on MSNBC's TODAY with Tom Brokaw.

May 4, 2010

Snowboarder Kevin Pearce
Returns Home to Vermont

LA Times article by Kelly Burgess. Photo by Adam Pearce.

April 16, 2010

No Gold, but Something Better:
Going Home

New York Times article by John Branch. Valley News article by Katie Beth Ryan. Photo by Jean-Christophe Bott/Keystone, via Associated Press.

Transworld Snowboarding

March 1, 2010, featured on cover.

February 4,2010 update.

January 25,2010 update.

January 13,2010 update.

January 6,2010 update.

January 11, 2010

Scorecard: Fear Factor

Sports Illustrated article by Austin Murphy.

December 31, 2009

Olympic Snowboarding Hopeful Critically Injured

New York Times articles by John Branch on January 1, 2010 and January 4, 2010.