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Movie Covering the Remarkable Lives of Victor Kovalenko, Lijia Xu and Mat Belcher Needs Support

21st April 2022
 look behind the scenes at the movie Storm School currently in production. Based on the lives of Ukrainian Victor Kovalenko (sailing’s most successful Olympic coach), Lijia Xu (China’s first Olympic sailing gold medallist) and Australian Matt Belcher (double Olympic gold medallist) and their incredible struggles
Storm School Movie - A look behind the scenes at the movie Storm School currently in production. Based on the lives of Ukrainian Victor Kovalenko (sailing’s most successful Olympic coach pictured centre above), Lijia Xu (China’s first Olympic sailing gold medallist) and Australian Matt Belcher (double Olympic gold medallist) and their incredible struggles

Most sailors will be familiar with the success of Ukrainian-born sailing coach Victor Kovalenko, the most successful Olympic sailing coach in Olympic history - known as the "Medal Maker"

And too with double Olympic Gold medalist Mat Belcher (AUS), one of several Kovalenko's protégés, and Lijia Xu, China's first Olympic sailing gold medallist.

Swiss-based media production company, Storm-School.com, currently has a full-length movie (not a documentary) in production, based on the lives of these three outstanding people, and their incredible struggles against adversity to pursue their dreams, and overcome multiple obstacles and become the very best in their chosen disciplines. The company consists of several well-known identities in the sport, including top photographer Daniel Forster.

More than a movie about sport, Storm School is a lesson that life is what you make of it and to pass through the storms and challenges encountered on the way to success requires passion, determination and vision.

Storm Media is working on a film production about Kovalenko, and the lives of two other famous Olympic sailors. It is not a documentary, but a full feature movie!

Following the loss of a $2.5million funding line from China, they are sending a donation request to friends, family, all other sailors and people of interest:

"If you could support us by posting or distributing this request for donation on your social media platforms, sailing platform or personal contacts,we would be very grateful"

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