By Tony ARMER, Declan FLYNN


Documentary - Completed 2012

Todd Crandell was an addict for 13 years. After losing everything he beat his addictions. His new passion became saving lives & competing in extreme triathlons. The film follows him through Ultraman Canada, a 512KM (318 mile) triathlon where his new struggles could cost him his health & his family.

    • Year of production
    • 2012
    • Genres
    • Documentary
    • Countries
    • USA
    • Languages
    • Budget
    • 0 - 0.3 M$
    • Duration
    • 85 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Tony ARMER, Declan FLYNN
    • Writer(s)
    • Tony ARMER, Declan FLYNN
    • Producer(s)
    • Tony ARMER (RWD Film LLC), Declan FLYNN (RWD Film LLC)
    • Synopsis
    • Todd Crandell battled severe alcohol and drug addictions for 13 years. After numerous arrests, becoming destitute and finding himself homeless, Todd kicked his addictions and became sober for good. He soon discovered a new passion, helping addicts and their families around the world and competing in extreme endurance events like the Ironman Triathlon to spread a message of hope.
      By July 2009, Todd had competed in over 50 extreme endurance events. Next up; Ultraman Canada, - a grueling three-day, 318.6 mile triathlon in the rustic back-country of Penticton, British Columbia with a camera crew in his face the whole way. Running with Demons is a unique and stark glimpse into the life of an ex-addict who's battling with another addiction - saving people's lives - and the cost could be his his family.
    • Beginning of shooting
    • Jul 01, 2009