The Motivation is a 2013 documentary film that premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival. In the film, eight of the world’s best pro-skateboarders prepare for the upcoming Street League Skateboarding Championship in New York City. Each equally talented, they all must overcome unique challenges – family pressures, injuries, money, fame and their own internal struggles – for a chance to win $200,000 and the title of best street-skateboarder in the world. The film received a limited theatrical release in the United States on June 30, 2013 and a VOD release on August 6, 2013. It topped the iTunes documentary charts for two weeks in a row upon release.