Sundance isn’t the only film fest to feature a skateboard documentary this year. “Waiting For Lightning,” from Director Jacob Rosenberg premeires at SXSW this March. It explores the career of pro-skater Danny Way.
The focus from the trailer appears to center extremes and boundaries that Danny goes to challenge himself while enduring some crazy injury. That kind of passion and resilience makes older skates, like myself, feel a bit better about getting banged up on the ‘reg.
The usual round of skate-doc commentary courtesy of Mullen, Hosoi, and Hawk. I can imagine whole new careers for these guys. You know they’re all waiting in the wings for the History Channel’s launch of an Extreme Sports series.