Personal Gold
An Underdog Olympic Women's Cycling Team Story

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Tamara

We wanted to take audiences behind the Olympic headlines, offering a rare and exclusive look in the subjects world through a participatory and performative filmmaking approach. As retired Olympians, we were given unprecedented access to the most intimate and private moments in the journey. ...Read more

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Dotsie

The journey of a film making is much like that of an athlete as it requires an unshakable belief, lazed sharp focus, creativity, passion and consistent follow through. I feel incredibly honoured that we finally get to share our film...with the world.

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Tamara

As Olympic athletes ourselves, we wanted to take audiences behind the Olympic headlines, offering a rare and exclusive look with unprecedented access into the most private moments of an athlete's journey. As we helped these women innovate in the shadow of 'The Armstrong Era', we also ...Read more

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