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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Nyjah Huston earned a major sponsorship by Element at the age of seven. See more
I guess that's always kind of like, been my role. There' always somebody that can do tricks, you know? And I guess my kind of role has been I absolutely love skating and then I'll continue until far beyond reason. Because I know I can never give up a thing. Nowadays, I like pick and choose my battles a little bit wiser. I was gonna try it until I made it.