Bones Brigade

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Synopsis

In 1978, a mechanical engineer who had developed new skateboard products teamed up with one of the most popular skaters of the era. George Powell and Stacy Peralta created Powell Peralta and immediately began retooling how skateboard products were made and marketed. George, who had started developing products in his garage and kitchen oven, went on to invent innovative equipment such as double radial Bones wheels, named for their unique whiteness, and trend setting skateboard decks. Stacy recruited the skaters and handled marketing along with his longtime creative cohort Craig Stecyk III. Rejecting the expected action shot marketing, they used their young team to create esoteric images conveying the culture's sarcasm and disenfranchised dark humor. While spitballing about his stable of skaters, Stacy commented that he never wanted to call them a "team," a label that invited all kinds of jock baggage. Craig shrugged and simply said, "Bones Brigade." Powell Peralta reinterpreted a military motif, warping it with pioneering skateboard graphics more suited to biker gang tats than decks. As great a skater as Stacy was, his scouting skills surpassed any celebrated onboard skills. By 1984, Tony Hawk, Rodney Mullen, Steve Caballero, Lance Mountain, Tommy Guerrero and Mike McGill compiled the most competitively dominant skateboard team in history. On top of winning large, cheap plastic trophies, Tony Hawk and Rodney Mullen—two 13-year-olds initially ridiculed by their peers - created new ways to skate and pioneered modern technical skating.

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics FreshAudience Upright
Critics
77% - Fresh
Audience
92% - Upright

Movie Details

Domestic Releases: November 2nd, 2012 (Limited) by Self Distributed
Keywords: Screenplay Written By the Star, Directing Yourself, Skateboarding
Source:Based on Real Life Events
Genre:Documentary
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Factual
Production Companies: Union Avenue Productions, Non-Fiction Unlimited, Stacy Peralta

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Cast

Stacy Peralta    Himself
Tony Hawk    Himself
Rodney Mullen    Himself
Steve Caballero    Himself
Mike McGill    Himself
Lance Mountain    Himself
Tommy Guerrero    Himself
George Powell    Himself
Alan 'Ollie' Gelfand    Himself
Craig Stecyk    Himself

Production and Technical Credits

Director    Stacy Peralta
Producer    Stacy Peralta
Producer    John Oliver
Producer    Nadine Brown
Executive Producer    James Truitt
Executive Producer    Albert Alan
Co-Producer    Penny Edmiston
Co-Producer    Michael Furukawa
Co-Producer    Don Paul Hoffman