FilmInk: Jayson Sutcliffe, Rolling with the Punches

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After a long journey, the world champion roller-skater has just had his autobiography and life events optioned by a Hollywood producer. “Chasing that elusive ‘Hollywood Dream’ is something I have possibly placed too much emphasis on over the past fifteen years”, says Jayson Sutcliffe, of the career that never happened. The world champion roller-skater from Melbourne has done the hard yards, both on and off his skates. As a teen, he struggled with sexual abuse by his coach, a secret he chose to keep for almost twenty years, and struggled with the untimely suicide of his older brother just weeks before a world championship event. Read more here.