Dear Rider: The Jake Burton Story (HBO Documentary)

(2021)

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Synopsis

Red Bull Media House and Emmy®-winning director Fernando Villena (HBO Any One of Us) chronicle the life and vision of snowboarding legend Jake Burton Carpenter, a man whose legacy and company are synonymous with the sport. Featuring Burton catalog narrations from Jake’s friend, acclaimed actor Woody Harrelson, along with insights from family, friends, and iconic athletes, including Shaun White, Kelly Clark, and Mark McMorris, Dear Rider recounts Jake’s remarkable journey — from catapulting snowboarding into the mainstream with his game-changing boards to battling devastating health issues. Intimate and revealing, this feature documentary pays homage to the pioneer who propelled the sport he loved into a global and cultural phenomenon.

Directors

Fernando Villena

Production year

2021

Rating

TV-MA

Studio

HBO Enterprises

Runtime

91 minutes

Cast