Vans BMX presents Whirlwind, a look inside team rider Scotty Cranmer’s inspirational story, nearly five years after he endured a life-changing accident. Whirlwind chronicles Scotty’s astronomical rise to notoriety, which gripped the BMX world’s attention, and his positive “anything is possible” mindset that has kept him moving forward against all odds, even in the face of an accident that left him paralyzed from the neck down.
Vans BMX proudly presents a new film, Whirlwind, uncovering the astonishing first-hand account of BMX legend Scotty Cranmer’s rise to notoriety and his true grit, passion, and positivity in the aftermath of a life-changing accident. Achieving pro status early in his career, Scotty’s emergence as a 16-year-old phenom from New Jersey gripped the attention of the BMX community. His innovative approach to both park and street riding had him stacking up medals, including three X Games Park wins, and a part for Vans’ Illustrated was a testament to his trick progression and versatility. His success on a bike also carried over to his efforts behind the camera as he began growing his YouTube channel,