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Athlete (2010)

Not Rated | | Documentary, Sport | 9 March 2010 (USA)
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Examines the popularity of endurance sports and profiles four everyday individuals - cancer survivor, blind senior citizen and twin sisters - who compete in marathons and triathlons and are redefining what it means to be an 'athlete'.

Director:

David Lam

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Cast

Credited cast:
Artie Elefant
Carrie Neveldine
Jenny Hinshaw
Kellie Smirnoff
Lance Armstrong
Chris Carmichael Chris Carmichael
Paula Radcliffe Paula Radcliffe
Frank Shorter Frank Shorter
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Mary Bryant Mary Bryant
Susan Elefant Susan Elefant
Kelda Gardner Kelda Gardner
Carter Hamilton Carter Hamilton
Erin Hamilton Erin Hamilton
Nora Hendrycks Nora Hendrycks
Carol Hinshaw Carol Hinshaw
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Storyline

Examines the popularity of endurance sports and profiles four everyday individuals - cancer survivor, blind senior citizen and twin sisters - who compete in marathons and triathlons and are redefining what it means to be an 'athlete'.

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Taglines:

Defy Pain. Defy the Odds. Defy Definition.

Genres:

Documentary | Sport

Certificate:

Not Rated
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Details

Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 March 2010 (USA) See more »

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Budget:

$15,000 (estimated)
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Gare du Nord Pictures See more »
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Technical Specs

Color:

Color
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Part of the film takes place in Boone, NC, athlete and cancer survivor Jenny's hometown and the place where Lance Armstrong trained during his first comeback after cancer. See more »

Quotes

Cancer Survivor: Health is a gift. It's something I'm not sure I fully appreciated until the day it was taken away. And then, that's when the journey begins.
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Soundtracks

Chococrazy
Performed by Moby
Courtesy of Moby and Little Idiot Music Ltd.
Under License from Little Idiot Music Ltd.
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