Chinese Skateaway

Hothouse Productions was the only European production company to be granted permission to film the skateboarder Danny Way in his attempt to jump over the Great Wall of China.

On July 9th 2005, the 31 year old Californian skate boarding pro leapt over the Great Wall of China on his skateboard. Way will be the first person to ever skate over this ancient landmark. Travelling at speeds of up to 55 mph he rode down a 65 foot high ramp and soared 70 feet over the wall landing safely on the other side!!!

This attempt saw Danny Way make his way into the Guinness World Records and Hothouse Productions was there to capture every moment of his glory.

Directed and presented by Nick Fellows “Chinese Skateaway” was featured on Channel 4 on the 4th September 2005 at 8.30 am. Other channels that also took this programming include ESPN USA , FOX Australia, Eurosport and the Extreme Channel.


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Hothouse Productions was founded by Nick Fellows in 1998, to create an alternative voice in sports, factual, lifestyle and adventure television programming. The company has brought lifestyle sports to terrestrial television, merging music, fashion, style and travel into the traditional event based sports formula with sports such as skiing and snowboarding, beach volleyball and triathlon. Since then the company has also started producing documentaries in China and Cuba and factual adventure travel programming for clients around the world. Hothouse has produced programming for all of the major terrestrial broadcasters in the UK as well as North America, Asia Pacific, Europe and South America.

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    Nick Fellows is currently working on the Red Bull Air Race. He is providing commentary for both the international programmes and also the Channel 4 series. The Red Bull Air race started in April 2008 in Abu Dhabi and will continue until the final event in Perth November 2008.

    Nick FellowsNick Fellows has just finished presenting and Executive Producing the sixth series of World Cup Skiing on 4. The series provides Channel 4 with over 110 hours of programming.

    Like last year, Nick is also presented and reported for CBC-Canada.


    During the Autumn Nick worked on a documentary in South America which focused on the British team's training in South America.

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