Season 3 Episode 1

Brazil, Pt. 1

Aired Monday 8:00 PM Aug 17, 2008 on FOX
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Brazil, Pt. 1
The premiere episode of the third season of DRIVE finds Mike Vallely packing up his Wagoneer, saying good by to the family and heading back out on the road. First stop is the country of Brazil where Mike meets skateboarder and community activist Sandro Santos. He takes Mike to his hometown of Poa where Mike has a skate session in front of Sandro's house with a group of the neighborhood kids. From there Sandro takes Mike into downtown Sao Paulo to the Vale Du Anhangebau, the central skate spot in Sao Paulo. Sandro and Mike talk about how Sandro got into skateboarding and how he uses skateboarding to teach kids lessons about life. Sandro tells Mike about the program he started at a juvenile prison and they visit the prison where Mike does a skate demo for the kids. The episode ends with Mike skating a rooftop plaza reflecting on his own role in skateboarding.moreless

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