Elle is afraid to ride the Ferris wheel at the local fair. She prefers to keep her wheels on the ground with her huge, slobbering dog, Buddy. On the way home she see some athletes using racing wheelchairs and becomes excited. After her mom surprises her with a racing wheelchair of her own, she and Buddy train together. Elle's confidence grows and when the fair returns Elle now has the courage to conquer her fear and go on the ride.