How do other triathletes prepare for the big day? We collected five must-watch movies about triathletes who are willing to do anything to get over the finish line.
1. The man with the Halo
Tim Don is a triathlon World Champion. He wants to crush the Ironman World Championships in 2017, but two days before the race he is hit by a truck. He broke his neck, but manages to fully recover, with a halo.
2. 100 meters
Ramón is diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (a disease on the central nervous system). He is told he will not be able to walk a hundred meters. However, his father-in-law trains him for a long-distance triathlon. Based on the true story of Ramón Arroyo.
3. The Last Mile
This documentary follows four triathletes with very unique struggles.
4. The Journey
A short movie about Joe. He wasn’t fit at all, and decides to start doing triathlons. After nine years of hard work, he races in a full Ironman.
5. We are Triathletes
This documentary tells the stories of six different triathletes. What drives them, and how do they make it?