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Solving a major university's bicycle theft case will make Hal Tanner a winner, unless failure first proves ... deadly.
Hal Tanner vows to be the best sixth grade skateboarder, matching the accomplishments of his older brother, Rick-the newspaper editor at Southern State University. When Rick invites Hal and his best friend, Jerry, to spend a week on campus, dozens of bicycles disappear. Hal and Jerry investigate, skateboarding into the dark underworld of cutthroat thieves. After the boys befriend Wiley-a decorated American soldier injured in the war in Afghanistan-Hal discovers the true meaning of success. But can his new found knowledge save his life, and Jerry's, before it's too late?