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Waiting for Lightning (2012)

PG-13  |   |  Documentary  |  7 December 2012 (USA)
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A documentary on pro skateboarder Danny Way's tough childhood and his contributions to the sport, including footage of his jump over the Great Wall of China.

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A documentary on pro skateboarder Danny Way's tough childhood and his contributions to the sport, including footage of his jump over the Great Wall of China.

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An epic journey. An impossible dream. The birth of a legend.

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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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