Jason Perz is a BMX legend that we’ve been seeing crush it for years. What you don’t know is that he has had a pretty rough life that has lead him in some pretty interesting directions, but, thanks to BMX, he was able to direct his life in a more positive way that has allowed him to use his story to teach kids through Thriller BMX shows. Get his story in this amazing TEDx talk he gave at Cleveland State University recently.
“After years of professional BMX riding, Jason Perz found himself in and out of jail cells and institutions, battling addiction. But after a rock-bottom epiphany, he realized, this is part of his journey. His talk inspires hope and perseverance can come out of the deepest despair.
Jason Perz runs thrillerbmx.com and travels the country speaking about his experiences battling addiction, bullying, and overcoming the odds. He inspires others to have faith in their journeys.
This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx”