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Original Olympic movies and series to look at over the Christmas and Recent 12 months break

Original Olympic movies and series to watch over the Christmas and New Year break

Are you at home looking for things to watch over the holiday season?

It snowed on New Year’s Day and you want to have some fun on Quilt Day?

Or maybe you just need an escape from arguing relatives?

Well, Olympic Channel can help. We’ve produced a few in the last year outstanding original movies and series enjoy yourself this holiday.

Here are the top 10. Merry Christmas and enjoy!

Brighton midfielder from the Argentine football dynasty | The world at their feet

1. The world at their feet

Lionel Messi he finally achieved his destiny by winning the FIFA World Cup with Argentina, but he did not do it alone.

One of La Albiceleste’s standout figures was the Brighton and Hove Albion midfielder Alexis Mac Allister which was part of our World at Their Feet series before the tournament.

It featured many footballers, including the Brazilian star Richarlisongoalkeeper of Spain Enjoy Simon and Iran ahead Sardar Azmountelling stories from his career and hopes related to the competition in Qatar.

The world at their feet

The world at their feet

Meet some of the top Olympic players to watch out for during the FIFA World Cup in Qatar 2022. They talk about their journey to becoming professional footballers as they approach a major international event.

2. On the edge

The year started with the countdown to the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics held in February.

Figure skating was again one of the highlights of the Games with ice dancing dominated by athletes who trained in Montreal under Romain Haguenauer, Marie-France Dubreuil and Patrick Lauzon.

Among them were gold medalists from Beijing Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron, Madison Hubbell and Zachary Donohueand Madison Chock and Evan Bates.

On Edge accompanies them as they prepare for Beijing and ends up performing on the biggest stage of all.

On the edge

On the edge

Follow the personal and emotional journeys of the world’s best ice dance teams, both on and off the ice, as they prepare for the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics.

3. 72 – Gathering of the Masters

Mark Spitz and Olga Korbut they were the two stars that shone brightest at the 1972 Munich Olympics.

They are among the athletes returning to the scene of their golden plus performances Kip Keino, Karina Janz, Valery Borzov, Maria Peters and Dave Wottlein 72 – Gathering of Champions.

Tragedy also occurred in Munich, when 11 members of the Israeli team were killed in a terrorist attack.

One of the survivors, a walker Shaul Ladanya poignant reflection on the tragedy and its aftermath.

72 - Meeting of Champions

72 – Meeting of Champions

Fifty years after the 1972 Summer Olympics, eleven Olympic heroes return to Munich, retracing their steps in a thrilling first-person story about the games that defined them.

4. Breaking life

The dance sport of breakdancing will make its debut at the 2024 Paris Olympics, but what does it take to become a B-Girl or B-Boy?

Breaking Life follows athletes from North America, France, India, Colombia and Senegal who want to succeed in a sport that combines physicality and art.

Breaking life

Breaking life

Discover the world through the eyes of five young dancers practicing this new Olympic sport around the world. What does it mean to be a B-Girl or B-Boy today? What challenges do they overcome and what does it take to become an athlete in this emerging art form that is evolving from the streets to the world’s biggest stage.

5. Chasing Tokyo

With three gold, silver and bronze medals, Great Britain topped the sailing medal table at last year’s Tokyo 2020 Games.

With a second consecutive gold in the women’s 470 category, Hannah Mills She became the most decorated sailor in the history of the Olympic Games.

Chasing Tokyo tells the story of how the British sailing team prepared for the Games, including the challenges of having to train during the COVID pandemic.

Chasing Tokyo | Movie

6. The Invisible Bond

Partnerships are nothing new in sport, but partnerships between visually impaired athletes and their guides are truly unique.

Invisible Bond tells the story of Paralympic athletes and their guides, and the trust and friendship they develop as they conquer the world.

Invisible bond | Documentary

7. Nuffin for Nuffin

Prior to Tokyo 2020, Bermuda only won one Olympic medal – Clarence Hill bronze in boxing in Montreal 1976.

In Nuffin for Nuffin, we meet today’s generation of Bermuda boxers who overcame the odds – in and out of the ring – trying to return a small North Atlantic island to the Olympic podium.

Nuffin for Nuffin | Documentary

8. Picabo

Lindsey Vonn she was known for racing over a rough edge, but was inspired to do so by her American compatriot Picabo street.

Vonn was nine years old when she got Street’s autograph at a ski shop in Minnesota, and that encounter sparked her desire to become an Olympian.

The documentary, Picabo, was co-directed by Vonn, who said she wanted to “pay back” her mentor and friend, who overcame personal problems and injuries to win gold in alpine skiing at the 1998 Super G in Nagano.

“Picabo’s personality and ability to connect with me as a child made me a fan,” says Vonn. “She was genuine and confident, exactly what I wanted to be.”

Picabo | Five Rings Movies

9. From above

Prominent athletes and musicians meet in the series From the Top.

See what happened when Heavenly brown tried to teach Yungblud Skateboarding, Nathan Chen worked on choreography Hayley Kiyokoand Tinashe worked out with the queen of 800m something to him.

He is the executive producer Elton JohnFrom The Top is a unique look at what sports and music stars have in common.

From top: Olympians and rock stars

From top: Olympians and rock stars

The top Olympian spends the day with a music star – a profile of greatness told from greatness.

10. Mariah: A boxer’s dream

If you have limited time during the holiday season, be sure to watch this short video.

Mariah: A Boxer’s Dream follows a teenage girl Maria Bahe who is running to become the first Native American woman to box in the Olympics.

It follows her life on the Navajo Nation, the largest reservation in the United States, and how she won several junior titles despite being hours away from outside sparring partners.

Bahe – coached by her father John Calvin Bahe Jr – will be old enough to compete in Olympic boxing in Paris 2024, where she hopes to make her dream come true.

Mariah: A Boxer’s Dream | Movie

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