The Story of Joe Stone - Documentary Trailer

A Life-changing film about the power of the human spirit!

Against all odds, Joe Stone sets his sights on becoming the first wheelchair using quadriplegic to complete an IRONMAN inspiring many on this amazing journey.

Following Joe Stone’s and other peoples’ incredible life-changing journeys,  the documentary “It’s Raining, So What – The story of Joe Stone” will change the way we perceive options in our lives.

This powerful film shares how individuals facing adversity can push through boundaries of perceived limitations to find out what is truly possible.

If you would like to host a screening contact us and let us know. The film will be available for screenings and Joe Stone is available for keynote presentations and adaptive outdoor recreation gear demos and workshops.

Follow the progress of the film!

We are excited to be scheduling screenings of the film around the country as well as some film festival showings throughout the upcoming year. We will post the locations and schedules here as they become available.

We are also working on distribution arrangements for online streaming and downloads for the film and will let you know as soon as that is available.

We invite you to check out the Behind The Scenes page for the latest production photos and videos!

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What is an IRONMAN® Triathlon?

140.6 Miles in 17 hours

On November 2, 2013,  Joe Stone raced in IRONMAN Florida

MIle Swim
Mile Bike
Mile Run

Video Gallery

The Production Team

Meet the Team

Kevin May

Executive Producer/Director

As a director, editor, and cinematographer, Kevin has a strong passion for telling powerful stories through a visual medium. As the founder of Hi-Fly’n Productions, he has been working in television production, and with corporations and non-profits for over 25 years. READ MORE

Joe Stone

Co-Producer/Story Creator

On August 13, 2010 Joe crashed while speed flying—a form of high performance paragliding—in Missoula, MT, causing numerous life-threatening injuries including a broken neck which rendered him an incomplete C7 quadriplegic. READ MORE

Amy Rosendahl

Amy Rosendahl

Story Co-Creator

Amy is an avid outdoor enthusiast. She loves to hike, bike, run, camp, and is usually up for any kind of physical activity or sport. “I love living in Montana because Joe and I have always said it’s like living in an adult playground. READ MORE

Mark Anderson

Associate Producer/Cinematographer

Mark is widely known as a premiere multimedia producer, photojournalist/cinematographer and marketing communications professional. At heart he is a visual storyteller and has traveled the world to produce compelling stories. READ MORE

Mark Fisher

Mark Fisher


Founder of Fisher Creative, director, cinematographer and still photographer. He is an internationally recognized visual artist with an extensive commercial and editorial client list, and he has received numerous awards for his work. READ MORE

Eric Daft


Editor, cinematographer and partner at Fisher Creative. Eric’s involvement in both field production as well as at the editing table allows him to have the crucial and unique capability of understanding and translating the athletes’ experience to the final production. READ MORE

Angelina Sereno

Cinematographer/Art Direction

Creative Director & Entrepreneur turned Cinematographer, Angelina has a passion for telling inspiring stories through engaging visuals and well crafted narratives. READ MORE

Eric Belker

Eric Belker

Triathlete/Joe's Training Partner

Eric Belker is an accomplished IRONMAN Triathlete who met Joe through a mutual friend.  When Eric found out that Joe was interested in training for an IRONMAN himself, Eric knew that he wanted to volunteer his time and expertise to help Joe.  READ MORE

Korby Lenker

Music Director, Composer, Singer Songwriter

A skilled multi-instrumentalist award-winning songwriter, Korby has performed internationally and has shared the stage with such legends as Willie Nelson and Ray Lamontagne, as well as Nickel Creek, Tristan Prettyman, Susan Tedeschi, and many others. READ MORE

Lauren Kruse

Social Media Consultant

Lauren is a communicator and a connector.  Having worked with social media from its beginning, she is passionate about using new media to communicate brand content, message and identity through meaningful and innovative work. READ MORE

Erik Kollasch

Post Production - Editor

As a recent graduate of the University of Minnesota, Erik is excited to begin a career in the world of video production. READ MORE

Lucie Lyon

Lucie Lyon

Marketing and Promotion

Lucie is a Media Studies major at the University of Virginia. Whether she’s writing for WUVA Online News, performing on stage… READ MORE

Henry Dog

Henry Dog

Faithful Companion and Service Dog
Henry is currently being trained as an assistance dog for Joe so that he can help Joe if he ever gets into a tough situation and needs help.  READ MORE


Many Thanks

This film would not be possible without all of your amazing support. We thank you from the bottom of our hearts and would like to recognize the following companies and organizations who have also  helped spread the word of Joe’s story and the message we are hoping to share with this film.

We wish to express our most sincere gratitude for all your continued help as we work hard to not only complete this film, but more importantly get it out to the world so it can help change make a positive impact in the lives of as many people as possible!