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Athlete (2010)

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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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The Ironman Lake Placid shoot took 15 hours to complete. Filming began at 3 am and ended at 6 pm that evening. See more »

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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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Radio Station - No Drums
Performed by Moby
Courtesy of Moby and Little Idiot Music Ltd.
Under License from Little Idiot Music Ltd.
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