Snow Blind
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When snowboarding first appeared on the winter sports scene, it was regarded as a novelty by many who saw it as the snowbound equivalent of skateboarding. But just as skateboarding grew from a pastime for rebels and punk rockers into the vanguard event of the extreme sports revolution and the hobby of millions, snowboarding has done the same for winter athletics, and its introduction at the Winter Olympics has allowed it to become one of the first sports to move from the "extreme" underground to acceptance by the mainstream sporting community. Snow Blind is a documentary which… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 20%

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"Christopher J. Scott's film chronicling the rise of one of the world's fastest-growing sport is best geared to fans, presenting those of us with merely a casual interest with far too much information and repetitive footage of snowboarders in action."
‑ Frank Scheck, Hollywood Reporter
"It's understandable that Scott wants to highlight snowboarding's diversity, but perhaps a winter-sports documentary shouldn't try to cover the waterfront."
‑ Sam Adams, Los Angeles Times
"Snow Blind calls itself a documentary, but it never stops feeling like the in-house channel on a ski-lodge television."
‑ Neil Genzlinger, New York Times
"Where Snow Blind dazzles is in its generous serving of performance footage: Watching the devoted soar through the air, flipping and spinning with near-balletic skill, takes your breath away."
‑ Ernest Hardy, L.A. Weekly
"Though some of the action cinematography is stunning, and practicing snowboarders will love the sense of camaraderie established, it's not riveting entertainment for the rest of us."
‑ Jack Mathews, New York Daily News
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