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Kevin Pearce

WATCH: Snowboarder Kevin Pearce On Injury: My Brain Is So Fragile Now

HuffPost Live | Posted 03.27.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

World champion snowboarder Kevin Pearce was a strong contender to win gold in the 2010 Vancouver Olympics when an accident during a training session c...

"The Crash Reel" Shows Us That It's Time We Learned To Love Our Brains

Lucy Walker | Posted 09.14.2013 | Impact
Lucy Walker

We were shocked that even pro athletes don't know what to do when they hit their head, despite doing it a lot. The message about concussion awareness is getting through to school-based coached sports like football, but if there's no coach around, how do you know how to tell whether or not to go see a doctor?

Crashing In Two Documentaries: The Crash Reel on HBO and EPIX's TWA Flight 800

Regina Weinreich | Posted 09.14.2013 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Kevin Pearce is lucky to be alive. When you see this expert snowboarder taking the near fatal plunge in Lucy Walker's riveting documentary, The Crash ...

Thirty Years Later, Burton U.S. Open Preserves Its Roots

Ariston Anderson | Posted 05.15.2012 | Sports
Ariston Anderson

In the past three decades snowboarding has broken into the Olympics, grown into a billion-dollar industry and, most importantly, established a new fellowship on the snow, uniting people from the U.S. to Japan.

Pearce's 1st Day Of Snowboarding After Nearly Fatal Accident

AP | By EDDIE PELLS | Posted 12.14.2011 | Denver

BRECKENRIDGE, Colo. -- Basking in the sun and snow, surrounded by his fans and friends, Kevin Pearce carved sweet turns down a gentle run called "Spri...

After Life-Threatening Accident, Pearce Will Ride Again

AP | By EDDIE PELLS | Posted 12.08.2011 | Denver

DENVER -- Instead of riding for Kevin, snowboarders can ride with Kevin again. Kevin Pearce's remarkable recovery will reach a major milestone next w...

Kevin Pearce Transferred To Denver Hospital Specializing In Brain Injury

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER (AP) -- Snowboarder Kevin Pearce has been transferred to a Denver hospital specializing in brain injuries. Pearce banged his head on the half...

Kevin Pearce Moved To Brain Injury Hospital

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

DENVER — Snowboarder Kevin Pearce has been transferred to a Denver hospital specializing in brain injuries. Pearce banged his head on the halfp...

Kevin Pearce Update: Injured Snowboarder In Critical Condition

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

SALT LAKE CITY — American snowboarder Kevin Pearce was in critical condition at a Utah hospital Friday after suffering a head injury while train...

Kevin Pearce Injury: Snowboarder Knocked Unconscious

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

PARK CITY, Utah — American snowboarder Kevin Pearce sustained a head injury while training on the halfpipe Thursday and was taken to the hospita...

Not Your Regular 21-Year-Old Snowboarder: A Q&A with Kevin Pearce

Erica Boeke | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Erica Boeke

There are a dozens of up-and-coming athletes who are looking to go for the gold and the glory in 2010 -- but one rising young snowboarding star is also looking to change the face of his sport.