On the eve of the 2022 Winter Olympics, which kicks off this weekend in Beijing, Discovery+ has unveiled a documentary series about three-time gold-medaled skier Shaun White, TheWrap could exclusive disclosure.
The three-part docu-series premieres exclusively on Discovery+ this year and will follow White and explore his legacy, from his childhood struggles with congenital heart disease to the development of a sliding talent. his snow to the sacrifices of his unconventional but supportive parents, and of course his success at the Olympics, where he holds the record for the most gold medals as a skier.
“Trophy” and “Immigration Nation” filmmakers Shaul Schwarz and Christina Clusiau direct the untitled troves of documentaries and have followed White for months as he qualified for the 2022 games, and they will be filming with him in Beijing, documenting the scene as he pursues a fourth gold medal history.
“I am grateful for the opportunity to look back on my career and share my decades-long journey and personally archival footage with the Discovery+ audience globally. I can’t wait for viewers to experience the road to the 2022 Olympics with me,” Shaun White said in a statement.
“Shaun White’s path to domination in the world of skateboarding and skiing has been a wild 20-year run. We’re excited to share his motivations, struggles and victories with the audience of Discovery+ this year,” said filmmakers Shaul Schwarz and Christina Clusiau.
“Shaun White’s incredible journey has been unprecedented and incredibly exciting, and it deserves to be captured and shared with the world,” said Mike Tollin, executive producer and co-chair of MSM. . “We are delighted to be partnering with Discovery+ to bring viewers the eye-catching performances and death-defying feats they know and love from Shaun, and provide a glimpse into the cinematic unheard of in his early years – before he came to dominate a sport few athletes have ever had. “
Shaun White’s untitled material was produced for Discovery+ by Mandalay Sports Media, where Mike Tollin and Mason Gordon are executive producers. For Discovery+, Howard Swartz and Igal Svet are executive producers.
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