Category “Sport & Adventure”

Manny Pacquiao ‘The Pacman’

The MGM Grande in Las Vagas 2009, Filipino Manny Pacquiao destroys Miguel Cotto and becomes the first man in history to win seven world titles in seven different boxing divisions. Few would have imagined that this former run away would one day emerge as the greatest fighter of his generation, even Thai magazine named him as one of the worlds most influential people and called his story a myth equal to that of any Greek or Roman hero. Fronted by world leaders and movie stars he is an icon, an congressman and the symbol of h0pe for millions of Filipino's and yet behind the hype and glory,...

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Backyard Wrestling

Backyard Wrestling is a short documentary that began filming back in 1999 and finished up in 2002, it captures the passion and camaraderie that can be found amongst a handful of hardcore wrestling fans who sought a new way of life through wrestling. Looking for professional training these young amateurs wanted to turn a hobby into a reality and shortly after releasing this film a few ended up in promotions such as WWE, NWA, TNA, etc. This was a testament to drive, ambition and love these kids expresses for the sport of professional...

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The Making of Ronaldo

On the 12th of August 2003, Manchester United signed a relatively unknown 18 year old Cristiano Ronaldo for just over 12 million pounds. Ronaldo would go on to become one of the worlds best footballers but his rise to success was far from easy. This film by Sky Sports asks who is Cristiano Ronaldo, what shaped him into the footballer he is today and who helped him get...

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The Real Kenny Powers?

When HBO premiered the show east bound and down in 209 viewers got hooked on the character Kenny Powers a lovably offensive pro baseball burnout and followed each step of his hilarious and painful self inflicted fall from grace. One of the mastermind behind the character is the shows executive producer Will Ferrell who years before it even premiered impersonated a guy named John Rocker on SNL according to some this ball player John Rocker is the real Kenny Powers, his reputation exploded after he made what many considered to be offensive and racist comments during an interview with Sports...

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30 Days in May

30 Days in May is a Showtime documentary that details the time between Floyd Mayweather's win over boxing superstar Miguel Cotto on May 5th 2012 to the start of his three month jail sentence for domestic abuse on June 1, 2012 which is to be served at Clark County Detention Center in Las Vegas. The film itself gives us insight into Floyd's world and how he felt about the whole...

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Don’t Look Down

The man behind the climbs shown in this film is not a stuntman or professional climber but a 23 year old man who lives at home with his mother in South Hampton, UK, called James Kingston. He has gained world wide notoriety for climbing and hanging from a 100m tall crane (Image shown in thumbnail). By sharing his climbs with the public there is always a risk of inspiring copy cats and authorities are quickly becoming concerned that accidents are simply waiting to happen. This climbing craze initially emerged out of Russia and the Ukraine over 7 years ago since then it has spread across the...

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League of Denial: The NFL’s Concussion Crisis

The NFL is undeniably one of Americas favorite sports / pastimes, but as of late it appears the league itself has become under assault from former players claiming that participating in this sport lead to them developing long-term brain injuries and that these were being covered up. In this two hour FRONTLINE documentary they ask the question, how much did the NFL know and when did it know? In a bid to get to uncover any attempts of covering injuries...

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The Dream Team

To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the 1992 American Olympic team, The Dream Team, which to this day is considered one of the greatest sporting teams ever assembled, NBA TV created this documentary to reveal how this iconic team came to be. From it's formation to the controversy that surrounded the selection of players and rivalry's that existed among those that were picked to play. The team itself consisted of  Michael Jordan, Scottie Pippen, John Stockton, Karl Malone, Magic Johnson, Larry Bird, Patrick Ewing, Chris Mullin, David Robinson, Charles Barkley, Clyde Drexler, and the sole...

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Wayne Rooney: Goal Machine

A film about the Manchester United player Wayne Rooney, who started his United career scoring a hat trick against Fenerbahçe in Old Trafford. This great debut was only a hint at what was to follow. Since then Rooney has scored over 150 goals for Manchester United. This documentary includes exclusive interviews with Rooney himself and fellow teammates such as Ryan Giggs, Rio Ferdinand and former manager Sir Alex...

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