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Kevin 'Worm' Anderson
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A Hollywood agent finds himself in debt to a powerful bookie. To make a fast buck, he creates a team of exceptionally talented skateboarders and enters them in a downhill race. If they win, they will get $20,000.
I had the fortune of seeing this movie in 1997 when a friend rescued it from a bargain rack at a video store. It's kind of a staged documentary on Stacy Perallta that has little scenes with a girl(girlfriend) thrown in to give it a narrative feel. Freewheelin' is a charming look at the simpler days of the sport - before sponsors and big money took over. You won't see any vert tricks in this movie. Having said that, you get the same kind of feeling watching Freewheelin' as you would get using an abacus while the calculator lies across the room. Freewheelin' is full of integrity and genuine excitement for skateboarding on the verge of the next.
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