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“Wheelz”: Extreme Sports Enthusiast

Take a ride on the wild side with Aaron, who lets nothing slow him down, as he follows his passion for competition and performing.

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(DESCRIPTION)
The grill of a RAM truck. Riders in a skatepark in the background.

Aaron "Wheelz" Fotheringham in a helmet.

(SPEECH)
Growing up, I was always a huge fan of watching X-Games, and I just really idolized pro BMXers and, you know, the pro skaters, and I just thought: "Man, like, that looks like a lot of fun."

(DESCRIPTION)
Fotheringham rotates his wheelchair 180 degrees in the air at the end of a ramp

(SPEECH)
For me, my spina bifida never really felt like it was holding me back because, you know, it's something I've always dealt with.

I honestly feel super, super blessed to have a wheelchair -- and not just the chair itself, but, like, the opportunities that have come along with it.

(DESCRIPTION)
A pickup equipped with a crane holds a wheelchair in the air. Fotheringham uses a device inside the cab to control the crane, as he sits outside the driver's seat.

(SPEECH)
Being able to go to the park and being able to try new things, I'd say that's kind of what keeps me motivated.

So, I actually had the opportunity to be able to name the sport, and it's called "WCMX," wheelchair motocross. So, it's BMX but with a wheelchair and, you know, cruising around parks and doing tricks.

(DESCRIPTION)
He rolls up a ramp and turns a back flip in the air

He pushes himself back into his chair after hitting a wall

(SPEECH)
To me, living forward is getting back up and trying again. Having the right vehicle for me is a huge part of what I do. It's a huge part of my lifestyle to be able to, you know, have a truck that takes me where I need to get, and I'm super excited to be able to team up with a company that enables me to be able to drive the truck of my dreams and makes life easier.

(DESCRIPTION)
Text, hashtag I Live Forward. DriveAbility FCA, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. hashtag I Live Forward, F.C.A. US DriveAbility.com. Copyright 2019 F.C.A. US LLC. All rights reserved. Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep and Ram are registered trademarks of F.C.A. US LLC. Fiat is a registered trademark of F.C.A. Group Marketing. S.P.A. used under license by F.C.A. US LLC.

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"To me, living forward is getting back up and trying again." — Wheelz

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(DESCRIPTION)
The grill of a RAM truck. Riders in a skatepark in the background.

Aaron "Wheelz" Fotheringham in a helmet.

(SPEECH)
Growing up, I was always a huge fan of watching X-Games, and I just really idolized pro BMXers and, you know, the pro skaters, and I just thought: "Man, like, that looks like a lot of fun."

(DESCRIPTION)
Fotheringham rotates his wheelchair 180 degrees in the air at the end of a ramp

(SPEECH)
For me, my spina bifida never really felt like it was holding me back because, you know, it's something I've always dealt with.

I honestly feel super, super blessed to have a wheelchair -- and not just the chair itself, but, like, the opportunities that have come along with it.

(DESCRIPTION)
A pickup equipped with a crane holds a wheelchair in the air. Fotheringham uses a device inside the cab to control the crane, as he sits outside the driver's seat.

(SPEECH)
Being able to go to the park and being able to try new things, I'd say that's kind of what keeps me motivated.

So, I actually had the opportunity to be able to name the sport, and it's called "WCMX," wheelchair motocross. So, it's BMX but with a wheelchair and, you know, cruising around parks and doing tricks.

(DESCRIPTION)
He rolls up a ramp and turns a back flip in the air

He pushes himself back into his chair after hitting a wall

(SPEECH)
To me, living forward is getting back up and trying again. Having the right vehicle for me is a huge part of what I do. It's a huge part of my lifestyle to be able to, you know, have a truck that takes me where I need to get, and I'm super excited to be able to team up with a company that enables me to be able to drive the truck of my dreams and makes life easier.

(DESCRIPTION)
Text, hashtag I Live Forward. DriveAbility FCA, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. hashtag I Live Forward, F.C.A. US DriveAbility.com. Copyright 2019 F.C.A. US LLC. All rights reserved. Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep and Ram are registered trademarks of F.C.A. US LLC. Fiat is a registered trademark of F.C.A. Group Marketing. S.P.A. used under license by F.C.A. US LLC.

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