Today it's hard to find a kitesurfer who has never heard of Lewis Crathern. If you've ever wondered how this all started, you'll find answers in the documentary called "The Man that Touched the Sky - Kitesurfing Documentary Film with Lewis Crathern”, which is presented below.
The story of Lewis Crathern, the kitesurfer that kitesurfer over Brighton pier! Watch this documentary film documenting Lewis' incredible journey and the jump heard around the world.
Featured on E4's RUDE TUBE! British sportsman Lewis Crathern achieved his life-long ambition when he soared through the air over the 1,719ft long iconic pier. t took the four-time British kitesurfing champion TWO YEARS to get the perfect opportunity to clear the Brighton landmark.
"I waited two years for the perfect opportunity - it wasn't something I did just willy-nilly, it was a life-long dream." - Lewis Crathern (UK Kitesurfing Champion)
Filmed over 1 year with a hd camera, Lewis Crathern began preparing for his most famous feat straight after flying over Worthing Pier! After being seen all over the world, he set his sights on the more imposing and iconic Brighton pier... This was not something just anyone with a kite could achieve, watch the half hour documentary detailing his preparation for the kite jump seen around the world and what it takes to kite surf over a pier! Directed by Jonathan Brooks Music Composed by Guy Andrews Produced by United Magic Studios