LUIZA DE MORAES X DEGREE
Luiza de Moraes shot the latest commercial for Degree featuring the WCMX athlete Aaron “Wheelz” Fotheringham and produced by Jess Lowe.
Aaron was born with Spina Bifida, a birth defect of the spinal cord, which resulted in him having no use of his legs. He is the third of six children, all adopted. Aaron never lets anything stop him through the power of manifesting his incredible spirit. Aaron has a passion for what he does. Not only is it a lot of fun, but he wants to change the world’s perception of people on wheelchairs and to help everyone see their own challenges in a new way. Aaron’s appeal is universal. You certainly do not have to be handicapped to be inspired by what he is able to do.
To show the full power of Degree Aaron committed to doing a wheelchair double backflip. To ensure everything went to plan a custom crash mat was designed just for Aaron to give him the confidence to push his limits! we know the amazing things you can do when you feel protected.
Remember kids this advertisement features stunts performed by professionals. Do not attempt to re-create or re-enact any stunt or activity performed in this advertisement.