Olympic Inspirations

The Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics are almost here and the competitors inspire us like nothing else. No matter their age or skill level, their fierce determination and love of the game is evident, whether they are going for gold or simply playing in a neighborhood league. Jump into the Olympic Inspirations Collection for a closer look at the remarkable human spirit all athletes share.

Titles In This Collection

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My Way to Olympia
82 minutes
The film director Niko von Glasow undertakes a journey to meet athletes who compete at the Paralympic Games in London 2012. He tells this story with an intelligence, wit, depth, passion and insight that set it apart from any ...
Only available in Canada, United States
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The Last Mile
68 minutes
An inspirational documentary about running and life. What motivates us, what moves us, why do we run? It’s a film for the runner and non-runner alike. Can running lead you down the road to a life of purpose?
Only available in Canada, United States
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Mighty Jerome
84 minutes
In 1959, at just 19 years of age, Harry Jerome was Canada’s most promising track and field star, on his way to the Olympics in Rome. Then tragedy struck, and Harry Jerome started on the long road back.
Only available in United States
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4.25
Kemboi, the Young Barefoot MarathonerChildren of the World
48 minutes
Kemboi, a 15-year-old boy in Kenya, loves to run. He dreams of winning an Olympic gold medal in the marathon.
Only available in United States
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Mystic Ball
83 minutes
A rare and delightful film from mysterious Myanmar, about Chinlone, their skillful and graceful sport of keeping a small soccer-like ball in the air. Unexpectedly mesmerizing.
Only available in Canada, United States
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4.421055
The Forbidden Team
54 minutes
The Forbidden Team is an inspiring documentary story about a national football team without a nation – a team composed entirely of exiled Tibetans, whose Buddhist philosophy discourages aggression.
Only available in Canada, United States
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The Power of Attitude: The Journey of the New Zealand Wheel BlacksAn Ordinary Life
56 minutes
A revealing profile of the men who make up the New Zealand wheelchair rugby team, the Wheel Blacks, winners of the Gold Medal at the Paralympics in Athens (2004).
Only available in Canada, United States
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Playing in the Zone (Andrew Cooper)Thinking Allowed
24 minutes
Andrew Cooper discusses the spiritual side of athletics as it dates back to the Ancient Greeks.
Available worldwide
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4.25
Chi Chi and Mei, China’s Dream for the OlympicsChildren of the World
46 minutes
Two young girls, Chi Chi, 9, and Mei, 12, train hard in the hopes of someday making the Chinese Olympic team.
Only available in United States
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Ice Time for Old Guys
46 minutes
Twenty or so “Very Old Timers,” most over 60, get together twice a week at ten in the morning to play hockey in Cranbrook BC, a small town in the Rockies. These old guys are proving that growing old is simply a state of mind.
Only available in Canada, United States
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Powerful Men
56 minutes
Powerful Men chronicles the hopeful dreams of the teenage students at Aces Youth Soccer Academy, a soccer school in Zimbabwe founded by Swiss trainer Marc Duvillard.
Only available in Canada, United States
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4
Unbeaten
79 minutes
Unbeaten chronicles the inspirational exploits of 31 paraplegics for six days, as they make their way in wheelchairs and hand cycles in what is known as the toughest road race in the world – Sadler’s Alaska Challenge.
Only available in Canada, United States

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