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Bones Brigade: An Autobiography (2012)

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When six teenage boys came together as a skateboarding team in the 1980s, they reinvented not only their chosen sport but themselves too - as they evolved from insecure outsiders to the most influential athletes in the field.

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Stacy Peralta

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Credited cast:
Tony Alva ... Himself
Steve Caballero ... Himself
Fred Durst ... Himself
Shepard Fairey ... Himself
Alan Ollie Gelfand Alan Ollie Gelfand ... Himself
Tommy Guerrero Tommy Guerrero ... Himself
Ben Harper ... Himself
Tony Hawk ... Himself
Christian Hosoi Christian Hosoi ... Himself
Mike McGill Mike McGill ... Himself
Lance Mountain Lance Mountain ... Himself
Rodney Mullen Rodney Mullen ... Himself
Steve Olson Steve Olson ... Himself
Stacy Peralta ... Himself
George Powell George Powell ... Himself
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When six teenage boys came together as a skateboarding team in the 1980s, they reinvented not only their chosen sport but themselves too - as they evolved from insecure outsiders to the most influential athletes in the field.

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USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 December 2012 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Bones Brigade: Автобиография See more »

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Rodney Mullen: Tony Hawk won everything; or close to it. That creates so much more pressure because there's no gratification in winning - there's only upholding something so that you don't lose it. And it is staggering. It usurps the joy of it. It's like a Kafka short story. You, you, you... build something but you can't live in the house because you sit around guarding it.
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Inspirational!
19 January 2013 | by scottnlynnSee all my reviews

I was one of the many fortunate skaters to have grown up during this unbelievable era of skateboarding, and even though i had watched all of the Bones Brigade videos countless times as a young obsessive skater, I still found myself surprised by so many of the things that these groundbreaking skaters had to say. It has been a while since i found myself reminiscing about my own young teen years but this film made me do exactly that, a mixture of thinking about friends and the freedom that skateboarding brought. Even if you aren't a fan of skateboarding, do yourself a favor and watch this film anyway, it is truly inspirational!


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