Multi-cultural pep talks blend with exciting snowboarding footage in an acceptable diversion for junior athletes. Hawaiian-based computer program-designer Peter Kapahaala (Yuji Okumoto) has high academic hopes for his son Johnny (Brandon Baker). But surfing whiz Johnny would rather emulate his champion athlete grandfather, Johnny Tsunami (Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa), than his workaholic father. Peter, for his part, considers his father a failure and when he's offered a position at an exclusive New England prep school, promptly uproots his son and wife Melanie (Mary Page Keller). Johnny doesn't think much of his new school's social pecking order; while his fellow students g...