BATTLE MOUNTAIN: GRAEME OBREE'S STORY

By David STREET

BEA FILM - as CONS

Documentary - Completed 2015

In his 47th year the world champion and world hour record holder Graeme Obree competes for the Human Powered Landspeed Record at Battle Mountain, Nevada against the best teams and technology in the world, with a homemade bike using 2nd hand cycle parts, a saucepan and a pair of roller blades.

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Edinburgh 2015
    • Year of production
    • 2015
    • Genres
    • Documentary, Social issues
    • Countries
    • UNITED KINGDOM
    • Languages
    • ENGLISH
    • Duration
    • 104 mn
    • Director(s)
    • David STREET
    • Producer(s)
    • David STREET (Journey Pictures)
    • Synopsis
    • Battle Mountain: Graeme Obree’s Story follows the man known as The Flying Scotsman on another seemingly insurmountable quest. In his 47th year the world champion and world hour record holder competes for the Human Powered Landspeed Record against the best teams, technology and science in the world, with only his hands, eyes, mind and body, a saucepan and a pair of roller blades.

      Battling with his inner demons and physical setbacks during the preparation for his latest sporting challenge, this is an intimate, emotional and inspiring portrait of a man who time and time again succeeds against all odds.
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