Video: The Remarkable Story Of The Young York Skateboarder Who Fought Back From Cancer

 

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Story from YorkMix.

Jonny Long started skateboarding at the age of ten. He loved it, developing a passion for the sport that saw him flipping, grinding and sliding through his teenage years.

Then, at 19, he fell awkwardly and fractured his hip. He went to hospital, was patched up and sent on his way.

But something wasn’t right. He hobbled around in agony for six months until his concerned friends made him go back to hospital. He hadn’t had an x-ray first time around, but this time, he insisted.

The results were life-changing, as this remarkable short film by freelance York filmmaker Ben Porter reveals.

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