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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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Cast

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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Documentary | Sport

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PG
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 December 2012 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Bones Brigade: Автобиография See more »

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Quotes

Rodney Mullen: Contests gave me the ability to continue to do what defined me. But what they came to represent was... Don't Fail.
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References Thrashin' (1986) See more »

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Amazing
25 December 2012 | by shaun-ryan-516-954414See all my reviews

A must see truly inspirational movie, especially if you're a skater.

Covers the pioneering and determination progression of skating into the bedrock foundation of what we know today. Also the human trials and emotional difficulties of a team of kids coming of age and the pressures of competition and fame when the only thing they truly care about is skating with their mates.

I started skating when i was about 10 in the street revolution of skating when bones brigade videos were released. Watching this movie is like traveling back in time and reminds me what life is really about.

I knew the bones brigade movies and have always followed skating. I never knew that Tony Hawk was disliked so much by his peers. To stay in the sport and overcome bullying amplifies his achievement. Also its a real joy to learn more about the rest of the team especially Rodney Mullen, a real genius and captivating person.


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