A personal tragedy couldn’t stop his passion for snowboarding.
We’d like to share with you the story of Keith Gabel. From childhood homelessness to devastating injuries, Gabel has faced everything life can throw at him. His childhood was reborn when he moved back to Utah with his father and was introduced to winter sports. Keith and his father reflect on his past of losing his left leg and how the life-altering moment led him to winning X-Games gold and competing in the 2014 Sochi Olympics, where he won a bronze medal.
This short documentary was filmed in Utah and Colorado for ESPN. Learn more at our production blog:
Produced for: ESPN
Production Company: Vita Brevis Films
Director: Skylar Nielsen
Producer: Brian Arnold
Cinematography: Skylar Nielsen & Lance Clayton
Editor: Catura Jenson
Colorist: Jake Penrose
Photo: Vita Brevis Films
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