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Congrats to 'Back on Board Greg Louganis,' Indiewire's Project of the Week!

Indiewire By Indiewire | Indiewire August 27, 2012 at 12:20PM

Thanks to your votes, the documentary profile "Back on Board Greg Louganis" won this weekend’s Project of the Week contest!
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Back on Board Greg Louganis

Thanks to your votes, the documentary profile "Back on Board Greg Louganis" won this weekend’s Project of the Week contest!

Congratulations to “Back on Board Greg Louganis" director Cheryl Furjanic. The filmmaker will receive a digital distribution consultation from SnagFilms and the film is now officially a candidate for Project of the Month, the winner of which will receive a consultation from the Tribeca Film Institute.

When Greg Louganis hit his head on the diving board at the 1988 Seoul Games, it was an unforgettable moment. But when, despite his injury, he earned the highest single score for his next dive and win the Gold, it was among the most incredible feats in history.

BACK ON BOARD is an engrossing story about an American legend and his comeback. Film reveals Louganis’ evolution from childhood prodigy to Olympic champion, from pioneering openly gay athlete with HIV to an overlooked sports icon. His return to diving as mentor to USA divers at Olympics provides new chapter of life-story.

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