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ATHLETE is a 2009 sports documentary film directed by Dave Lam. The movie profiles four everyday athletes who train for marathons and triathlons. It examines how and why each individual balances family and life with the rigors of training.

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Athletes

Subjects in the film include:

Production

Filming began in September 2006 and lasted 12 months. Filmed on location in New York City, Syracuse, Lake Placid (NY), Long Branch (NJ), Miami, Jacksonville (FL), Raleigh-Durham (NC), Boone (NC), Lake Winnipesaukee (NH) and Washington DC.

Races

Races featured in the documentary:

  • New York City Marathon
  • New Jersey Marathon
  • Miami Marathon
  • Ironman Lake Placid Triathlon
  • Mighty North Fork Triathlon
  • Tupper Lake Tinman Triathlon
  • Finger Lakes Triathlon
  • New York City Triathlon
  • Rochester Autumn Classic Duathlon
  • Achilles Hope & Possibility 5 Mile Run/Walk
  • Five Boro Bike Tour

Cameos

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