New York Program 14 - Road to Roubaix
UK 2007 | DV 12min.
Dir. Adrian McDowall and Finlay Pretsell
What does it take to be the fastest track starter in the world? Standing Start gives insight into Olympian and World Champion Track Sprinter Craig MacLeans life, his unflinching focus and preparation to battle it out on the world stage portrayed like a gladiator.
USA 2007 | DV 11min.
Dir. Nigel Dick
David Millar, one time prologue winner of the Tour de France, talks about his fight against doping and his future with Slipstream Sports.
ROAD TO ROUBAIX
USA 2008 | Video 75min.
Dir. David Deal and David Cooper
This film features the most difficult and prestigious one-day cycling race in the world: Paris-Roubaix. First held in 1896, now more than a century later the race is still a grueling contest over 160 miles of narrow, cobbled farm roads in Northern France with a finish in the historic Roubaix velodrome. Long known as the Hell of the North, this film is a visual narrative of an old school clash of the finest athletes in the world. The filmmakers tell the story of the riders, the fans, the mechanics, and the unpredictable landscape that is the setting for the Paris-Roubaix.
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