El Gran Salto

  • Year: 2019
  • Directed by: Jorge Porras
  • Produced by: Jorge Porras (Sutilde Cine)
  • Country: Mexico
  • Duration: 84'
  • Genre: Documentary


In 2013, Mexican Luis Rivera set a new university world record in Long Jump. This year also saw him win a historic medal for his country at the World Athletics Championships, and a few months later he received the prestigious National Sports Award.

In his final year of studies, Luis prepares to become the first Mexican with a PhD to make it to the Olympic Games. But fame had come before glory…

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