Cycling legends Gary Fisher and Charlie Kelly attended, along with the film’s writer/producer/director, Billy Savage. The award was presented to Savage by Dennis Christopher, star of the groundbreaking 1979 cycling film Breaking Away.
At the ceremony Savage said “I’m honored and humbled to be the inaugural recipient of this award. This award is for all of us, the cycling pioneers who trusted me to tell their story, and for my amazing crew who worked so hard on this film.”
The ESAs are a benefit for the Challenged Athletes Foundation, which has raised over $8,000,000to cover expenses for disabled athletes. Klunkerz DVDs can be purchased at www.klunkerz.com and at cool bike shops. Klunkerz is distributed by VAS Entertainment and you can order your copy in our very own Dirt Rag onlline merch shop.