In 1992, professional skydiver Dan Brodsky-Chenfeld boarded a plane for a routine training jump. Six weeks later, he awoke from a coma to discover that a terrible accident had crippled his body and shattered his dream of becoming a World Champion. Read more: https://www.theatlantic.com/video/index/592288/skydiving/

“Above All Else” was directed by Yali Sharon (http://weliveunbound.com). It is part of The Atlantic Selects, an online showcase of short documentaries from independent creators, curated by The Atlantic.

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