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DOCUMENTARY FEATURE | 52 MIN | 2010

THE BIRTH OF BIG AIR

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In 1985, at the tender age of 13, Mat Hoffman entered into the BMX circuit as an amateur. By 16, he had soared to the top of the sport. Throughout his prodigious career, Hoffman has ignored conventional limitations, instead focusing his efforts on the purity of the sport and the pursuit of "what's next." Academy Award® nominee Spike Jonze and extreme sport fanatic Johnny Knoxville, along with director Jeff Tremaine, showcase the inner workings and exploits of the man who gave birth to "Big Air."

Film Information
Year: 2010
Length: 52 minutes
Language: English
Country: USA
Premiere: World
Cast & Credits
Primary Cast: Tony Hawk, Evel Knievel, Chad Kagy, Bob Haro, Dennis McCoy, Mat Hoffman
Director: Jeff Tremaine
Executive Producer: Jeff Tremaine, Spike Jonze, Johnny Knoxville
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Press Contact
Keri Potts
ESPN
New York, NY 10016
Phone: 212 448 4841
keri.a.potts@espn.com

Press Contact
Keri Potts
ESPN
New York, NY 10016
Phone: 212 448 4841
keri.a.potts@espn.com

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Saturday, April 24

World Financial Center Plaza

Tribeca Drive-in
opens at 6:00 pm.
Activities and programming begin at 6:30 pm.
Film screenings start at dusk (approx. 8:15 pm).

Co-sponsored by Caesars Atlantic City.
Hosted by Brookfield, owner of the World Financial Center.

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