September 2005
Ralph;Sep2005, p48
Presents photographs of U.S. skateboarder Danny Way leaping the Great Wall of China without motorized assistance. World records of Way; Stunts pulled by Way in the Wall; Remarks from Way after his stunts in the Wall.


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