Steve is a talented gymnast who has given up competition and is working at his father's bike shop. Julie is the new girl at his old gym, who has moved to town to train with their powerful coach. Inspired by Julie, Steve resumes training. While dealing with the conflicts in their personal lives and the stress of training, they prepare for the US Olympic Trials.
The story concerns a young ricksaw driver in Miami, Scott (U.S. Olympic Gold medalist Mitch Gaylord), who finds himself in the middle of a conspiracy after catching someone taping a sexual encounter with a redhead he just met. The videotaping pervert ends up being the son of an immensely popular televangelist (Donald Pleasance) and extremely unpleasant things happen when the guy is murdered and Scott's falsely accused with both the feds and a thuggish hitman (Daniel Green) on his trail.
Behind their conservative middle-class exterior, a young couple runs a highly successful sex fantasy magazine. Ironically, to spice up their marriage, the wife responds to a fantasy ad submitted to a magazine, but her new penpal is the prime suspect in a brutal murder.