“Skateboarding can help you escape the present but not the past or the future… It can be a great tool — that’s how I see it now. The potential for it is huge.”
Director Bing Liu used skateboarding as a storytelling vehicle in his documentary, Minding the Gap, as a way to engage people. The film examines emotional topics, such as violence in the home, and skateboarding was the tool Bing chose to connect with the audience. Read more of his interview with the New York Times Magazine here.