Season 3 Episode 2

Brazil pt.2

Aired Monday 8:00 PM Aug 24, 2008 on FOX
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Brazil pt.2
"Episode 2 of DRIVE finds Mike Vallely continuing his trip to Brazil. Leaving Sao Paulo, Mike skates a local park in the town of Poa and leaves behind 5 complete Element skateboards for the local kids to share. From there he heads north to Rio De Janeiro where he sessions the first skate skatepark ever built in South America with fellow Element team rider Levi Brown and a group of locals. Mike goes on to visit the infamous the infamous City of God, one of Rio's many slums, or favela's are they are called. There he meets up with Brazilian hip hop star MV Bill, who started an organization, the Central Unicas Das Favelas, to further the plight of the favela's youths who often times get caught up in the rampant drug trade. Using skateboarding as a motivational tool and outlet, MV Bill has funded the construction of a mini-ramp and play area in the heart of the City of God, which Mike skates. The episode ends with Mike skating another local Rio park with a group of local kids."moreless

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