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Golden Will: The Silken Laumann Story (1996)

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Silken Laumann fought injury and surgery to make it to the 1992 Summer Olympics.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Nancy Anne Sakovich ...
Silken Laumann
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John Wallace
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Mike Spracklen
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Marilyn Copeland
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Mr. Laumann
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Kathryn Laumann
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Mrs. Laumann
Lynn MacKenzie ...
Ellen
Craig Gardner ...
Track Coach
Amy D. Jacobson ...
Track Runner (as Amy Jacobson)
Jason Knight ...
Rower
Jim Fawcett ...
Rower
Mate Renic ...
Rower
Dennis O'Connor ...
Veterinarian
David Ellis ...
Doug
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Silken Laumann fought injury and surgery to make it to the 1992 Summer Olympics.

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The road to Olympic glory isn't easy.

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Silken is amazing, but this film sure isn't
21 July 1999 | by (North Bay, Ontario) – See all my reviews

This so-so TV-movie is a nice tribute to one of Canada's greatest Olympians, but I still think that Silken deserved a little better. If you're unfamiliar with Laumann's story, then perhaps this will prove to be an eye-opening experience, but in general, this movie is average at best. More than ever, I now appreciate what a courageous effort she gave, but much of the film takes place before her injury, and quite simply, these parts really aren't all that interesting. I'll never forget Silken's Olympic effort, but this movie about her is actually quite forgettable.


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