Filmmaker Ben Duffy worked on a documentary about skateboarding back in the late 2000’s titled We Are Skateboarders. It captures some legendary skateboarders thoughts about skateboarding and skateboarding’s history.

Here’s a behind the scenes look at how this first-time filmmaker (19 at the time) managed to battle an un-diagnosed mental illness while coordinating interviews with an impressive group of legendary skateboarders.

Also, follow Ben’s new project @eclectics.hv if you’re on IG.