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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'.

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Credited cast:
Chris Carmichael
Paula Radcliffe
Frank Shorter
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Mary Bryant
Susan Elefant
Kelda Gardner
Carter Hamilton
Erin Hamilton
Nora Hendrycks
Carol Hinshaw
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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'.

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Defy Pain. Defy the Odds. Defy Definition.

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9 March 2010 (USA)  »

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Director David Lam was inspired to make this, his first film, after watching Grizzly Man (2005) and City of God (2002), two movies with compelling stories despite their modest budgets. See more »

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Working Mom: It's quite a commitment. It's more than I ever expected. It's a strain not only on yourself and your body but also on family.
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Courtesy of Moby and Little Idiot Music Ltd.
Under License from Little Idiot Music Ltd.
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