SKATEBOARD: VERTICAL HORIZON

by Romain Mounier & Alzx Peneau

Year complete: 2021 – Duration: 22 min x episode – Country: France

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A few weeks before skateboarding becomes anOlympic discipline for the first time in Tokyo, EdouardDamestoy, 24, a young French champion, is trainingintensely between Bordeaux, Brazil and California. Beyondthe Olympic dream, Edouard especially wishes to share hispassion for Vert aka «Vertical Ramp»: two opposite rampsin the shape of a Half-pipe – a unique discipline, yet notincluded in the Olympic Games. But everyone agrees, Vertprovides extraordinary sensations of flying and federates abenevolent and close-knit community. Alongside legends ofthe discipline such as Tony Hawk or Christian Hosoi, and thenew generation with Olympic champion Sky Brown andothers, Edouard goes for it, ready to take all the risks…