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Watch Skate Doccie ‘Raw Talent’ Profiling Thalente Biyela

Meet Thalente Biyela. Discovered by Tony Hawk when he was 14 and living on the street, Biyela has overcome crazy odds, channeling his passion and raw talent for skating to survive and make to to become an internationally competing skateboarder. In this short by Gareth Kaatze, Thalente Biyela opens up about his life, energy and passion, showcasing how, despite certain circumstances, ‘your view on life can alter your outcome when you combine it with commitment, humility, faith and of course, talent.’

Directed by Gareth Kaatze
Principle Photography by Mathew Gardner
Drone Footage by Brandon Dax
Second Camera by Calvin Thompson

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