German Prodigy – Skateboarding Against the Odds: The Justin Sommer Story

19. Januar 2023   19:00  -  Johannes Gausepohl

Eine schöne Doku für den Abend – Der Berliner Justin Sommer hat es geschafft! Er ist einer der weniger Deutschen, die auf einer US-Company ein Pro Board bekommen haben. Wie das Leben von Justin bisher verlaufen ist, zeigt diese schöne Doku.

The Justin Sommer Story follows the journey of a young skater from Berlin who had to overcome adversity to achieve his dream of becoming a professional skateboarder. Born in Berlin, Justin had to learn the ropes from his older friends and navigate the tough streets. After getting sponsored by Radio Skateboards, which was a turning point in his life, Justin fell into the party scene. Despite this setback, he never lost sight of his true passion, skateboarding. Eventually, he left Radio for an opportunity to skate for Santa Cruz Skateboards. As he grew up and matured, he turned pro and achieved his life long dream. This is a story of determination, hard work, and the power of skateboarding to change lives. Don’t miss this inspiring documentary about one of the most talented skaters in the world.

True Grit: Produced by Joe Perrin & Trevar Cushing.
Edited by Tyler Lodzinski & Joe Perrin

00:00 Introduction
02:00 Alexanderplatz
04:21 Ring Park
05:51 Raised by the streets
08:08 Progression
08:33 More Stairs
09:48 Getting on Radio
12:59 Intro to Santa Cruz
15:06 Santa Cruz!
17:38 Party Time
21:34 Back on board
23:40 Turning Pro!
26:17 Outro – Wonderkind from Berlin

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