The Man that Touched the Sky | Kitesurfing Documentary Film with Lewis Crathern
It’s #throwbackthursday and we’re taking you back to the day Lewis Crathern jumped over Brighton pier! Watch this full-length documentary about Lewis’ incredible journey and the jump heard around the world. Lewis achieved his life-long ambition when he soared through the air over the 1,719ft long iconic pier. It 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.
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 kitesurf over a pier. Don’t try this at home!