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Monday, September 8, 2008
Updated: January 3, 4:42 PM ET
Don't Look Down on DVD


ESPN Home Entertainment, in conjunction with Genius Products, LLC, takes fans on a journey around the globe with Shaun White — from his 2006 Olympic victory in Torino, Italy to the superpipe of Alts Bandai, Japan and the black tops of Rwanda, with the documentary Don't Look Down, coming to DVD on January 6, 2009 for $24.95 SRP. The DVD offers never-before-seen footage of White, showing fans how the multi-sport phenom prepares for competition, copes with pressure and the struggle it takes to stay at the top of his game.

"Don't Look Down is an unprecedented compilation of the legendary snowboarder's greatest achievements and his out-of this-world moves that have helped shape action sports forever," said Tori Stevens, Vice President, Multi-Platform Development, ESPN. "To televise this amazing film one night and make it available to fans a few days following demonstrates our commitment to getting great content in the hands of sports fans as soon as possible."

The DVD includes White's runs at Winter X Games 11, the World Superpipe Championships, the Nippon Open and the US Open, his gold medal run at the 2006 Winter Olympics and his gold medal run in Skateboard Vert at X Games 13  making White the first athlete to win gold at both the Winter and Summer X Games in 2 different events. Don't Look Down also includes exclusive bonus features of over 80 Minutes of X Games action footage including all of White's gold medal winning runs, deleted scenes, 3 music video highlight reels, ESPN The Magazine Shaun White cover gallery and much more.

Shaun White will look to defend his record 12 Winter X medals at Winter X Games 13, the premier winter action sports event in the world. It will be held on January 22-25, 2009 from Aspen, Colorado and will air live on ESPN and ABC.

Don't Look Down, directed by Willie Ebersol, will premiere on ESPN 2 on January 2, 2009 at 12AM ET. ESPN will release a series of new Don't Look Down webisodes exclusively on ESPN.com/DLD weekly beginning January 12. The film will also be made available on iTunes, Xbox and ESPN Video-on-Demand platforms on January 12. The film has been submitted to the 2009 X-Dance Film Festival in Park City, Utah.

Synopsis:

Travel around the globe with Shaun White from the superpipe of Alts Bandai, Japan to the black tops of Rwanda and witness how this multi-sport phenom preps for competition, copes with pressure and rises above the rest to be the best. Complete with Shaun's runs at Winter X Games 11, the World Superpipe Championships, the Nippon Open and his Gold medal run at the 2006 Winter Olympics, Don't Look Down takes you behind the scenes and into the life of the Olympic superstar as he struggles to stay on top after his undefeated season and completes his quest to capture Skateboard Vert gold.

X Games Gold Medal Runs

Men's Snowboard Slopestyle

Winter X Games 7

Winter X Games 8

Winter X Games 9

Winter X Games 10

Men's Snowboard SuperPipe

Winter X Games 7

Winter X Games 10

Winter X Games 12

Skateboard Vert

X Games 13

X Games Features

Being a Kid

Skate vs. Snow

Rock Star

Coming back from Injury

The 4-Peat

Competing vs. Antti Autti

Competitive in Everything

Execution 1080

2 Sport Athlete