Set in North Carolina, Zak is a young man with Down syndrome residing in a nursing home. Inspired by his favorite professional wrestler, The Salt Water Redneck, Zak sets out to train at a wrestling school. To make his dreams come true, Zak breaks out of the facility and ends up running into Tyler, a grieving outlaw who becomes his friend and coach. When Eleanor, a kindhearted caseworker, tries to bring him home, she's convinced to join them on their journey. The trio bands together to help Zak and learn heartfelt lessons about themselves and the meaning of life.