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Waiting for Lightning is one the most inspirational films I've ever seen. It was one of the first documentary skateboard films that really captured what we do and what we go through to achieve our dreams with a skateboard. Danny Way is an icon and a legend in our sport, and he gives us all a reason to get back up. I feel like the filmmakers did an amazing job capturing that, and telling his story. The footage from China during the Great Wall jump really provides clarity on just how amazing that really was and what Danny went through to make it happen. I highly recommend this to anyone who ever has ever set foot on a skateboard or known a skateboarder.
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