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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 80 min.)) : sound, color
  • Publisher: [United States] : First Run Features : 2013.

Content descriptions

Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Directed by T. C. Johnstone.
Participant or Performer Note:
Narrator, Forest Whitaker ; featuring Jonathan Boyer.
Summary, etc.:
Two worlds collide when cycling legend Jock Boyer moves to Rwanda to help the first Rwandan National Cycling Team in their six year journey to compete in the Olympic Games in London. Setting out against impossible odds both Jock and the team find new purpose as they rise from the ashes of their past. Executive produced and narrated by Forest Whitaker, this stunningly shot film follows Jock (the first American to compete in the Tour de France) and his Rwandan riders as they slowly but steadily learn what it means to be a professional cyclist - how to train, how to compete, how to live the life of a top level athlete. As they get better and better, the riders of Team Rwanda give their countrymen a vision of something greater then themselves and their history: hope for a future.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Bicycle racing > Rwanda.
Sports teams > Rwanda.
Olympic athletes > Rwanda.
Cyclists.

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