Eight of the world's best pro-skateboarders prepare for the upcoming Street League Championship in NYC. Each equally talented, they all must overcome unique challenges - family pressures, injuries, money, fame and their own internal struggles - for a chance to win $200,000 and the title of best street-skateboarder in the world. The Motivation is a non-fiction sports film from internationally acclaimed filmmaker Adam Bhala Lough (The Carter, Bomb the System) featuring the biggest names in professional skateboarding today. Written by
What makes a champion.
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I guess I was kinda held down by my dad a little bit. He was always really strict and really protective. My dad would pretty much be at the skate park every day, but a day that he wouldn't be there and my mom would just be like, yes we can go out and skate and have fun with my friends. Because when I was around my dad I pretty much wasn't allowed to have friends. I pretty much had to focus on skateboarding. I would be like sick or something and I would just want to chill for the day and he'd be...