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Cyclisme : le dernier sprint

Cyclisme : le dernier sprint

| 27 min

Court métrage documentaire tourné lors des épreuves cyclistes des Jeux olympiques de Montréal, en 1976, et de celles du Commonwealth à Edmonton, en 1978. L’élite est au rendez-vous et se nomme Morelon de France au sprint, Lowell et Singleton du Canada sur tandem, Steve Soughin de l'île de Mans pour la course de longue distance. On suit ces cyclistes de la ligne de départ au sprint final, alors que leur carrière se joue à coups de pédales jusqu’au fil d’arrivée.


Credits
  • director
    Gary Toole
  • editing
    Gary Toole
  • producer
    Jacques Bobet
  • commentary
    Gilles Toupin
  • music
    Ben Low
  • music recording
    Roger Lamoureux
    Louis Hone
  • sound editing
    André Galbrand
    Wojtek Klis
  • None
    Ken Page
  • sound mixer
    Hans Peter Strobl
    Adrian Croll
  • editing assistant
    Ken Ilass
  • coordinator
    Grace Avrith
  • administration
    Louise Spence
  • executive producer
    Peter Katadotis

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Education

Ages 12 to 14

Health/Personal Development - Fitness/Physical Activities

This film is not worth viewing in its entirety, mainly because it is dated (it was produced in the late 1970s). Teachers may want to screen clips, however, to show students how, through hard work, training and perseverance, we can succeed in achieving certain goals that we may set for ourselves. In another vein entirely, some segments may be worth viewing to illustrate how the design of racing bikes has evolved.

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