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Slaying the Badger

Slaying the Badger

Aug 8, 2014
5 PM

Directed by John Dower
Rated Not Rated, 78 min.
Free Screening

Before Lance Armstrong, there was Greg LeMond. As the first, and now the only American to win the Tour de France, LeMond looks back at the 1986 Tour during which friend, teammate, and mentor Bernard Hinault, reigning Tour champion and vicious competitor known as ?The Badger?promised? to help LeMond to his first victory. But in a sport that purports teamwork, we see it?s really every man for himself. Hinault has his say, too, along with others involved in the tension, rivalry, physical demand, and (last but not least) the many agendas and politics that make up the Tour. Well-chosen footage complements the candid comments to provide a penetrating look at a sport that never really was innocent.

Screening at the Kamas Theatre in partnership with the Kamas THeatre

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