Road to Rio is the follow up series to the hugely successful ‘London Calling’ (2012). This six part observational documentary series captures the ecstatic highs and crushing lows of Ireland’s top Olympic athletes – across a range of disciplines – as they train, compete and try to qualify for the 2016 Olympic Games. The series follows the medal hopefuls as the tension builds before big qualifying events and joining in the thrill of competition, as these athletes strive to reach Rio 2016.

 

Focusing not just on the sporting achievements of the participants, Road To Rio also draws a clearer picture of these exceptional people and how they balance a world-class training regimes with living their everyday lives.

 

  • Broadcaster: RTE 2
  • Duration: 6 x 26 Minute Episodes
  • Role: Filmed, Edited & Directed
  • Project Year: May/June 2016