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  • Finley #6

    Finley #6

    This tape is comprised of an interview segment with larger-than-life former Oakland A’s owner Charlie Finley. In the interview, Finley gives his opinion on some of the most well-known figures in baseball, and also draws parallels between his current career and his time as owner, reflecting back on his early days with newfound wisdom. Continue reading

  • Dennis Hull #4

    Dennis Hull #4

    An interview and b-roll with Dennis Hull, Athletic Director of the Illinois Institute of Technology. Hull explains how and why he plays the role he does in fundraising for the school and its sports teams. This is followed by various b-roll of a typical day at Hull’s job, watching the teams practice in the gym, and talking with administrators in his office. Continue reading

  • Fats #5

    Fats #5

    Rudolf “Minnesota Fats” Wanderone, the legendary pool player, performs trick pool shots and gives insight into his philosophy on the game of pool. Comprised of one long take, Fats performs his famous “Railroad Shot” in addition to other trick shots for which he’s become renowned. Fats also describes into his own playing style and explains other types of pool games that he’s come into contact with over the years. Continue reading

  • Robyn Smith #1

    Robyn Smith #1

    An interview with Robyn Smith, the famed jockey. As the one of the first females to race horses professionally, she touches on her jockeying career and the struggles she had encountered throughout it. Smith also discusses her passion for riding, the debate over whether it is the jockey or the horse that wins the race, and the politics and biases of the horse racing world. Continue reading

  • Robyn Smith #2

    Robyn Smith #2

    Another part of an interview with legendary jockey Robyn Smith. With more personal stories about her own life and career, she delves deeper into the sport of horse racing, discussing the reasons why she always felt she was a natural fit to be a jockey. Smith also reflects on her past and childhood, as well as her friendships with male jockeys and the complex nature of the horse racing world in general. Continue reading

  • Robyn Smith #3

    Robyn Smith #3

    In this part of an interview with renowned jockey Robyn Smith, the details of her personal and professional life are explored further as she compares her present time in retirement with her horse racing past. Smith discusses the rigorous and solitary daily routine of her time as a jockey, as well as her adjustment into retired life, giving more in-depth analysis of the beginnings of her career, her aversion to the press, and the people that have helped her along the way. Continue reading

  • Robyn Smith #4

    Robyn Smith #4

    B-roll of Robyn Smith walking from the horse stables of a racetrack onto the track itself and back to the stables. Continue reading

  • Atkins #1

    Atkins #1

    B-roll and off-the-cuff talks with legendary Chicago Bears Defensive End, Doug Atkins. Atkins, who lives in Tennessee, goes about his daily routine as a sales representative for the Coors Brewing Company. After visiting a local supermarket, Atkins drives around town in his truck, discussing the 1985 Chicago Bears team, what it’s like to be 55 years old, and his desire to relax out in the country. Continue reading