Leaps And Bounds: The Men Who Changed Track And Field

March 7, 2020 - 12:30pm
Q and A with Filmmaker following the film session:
Yes
Producer(s): 
Laj Waghray
Film Length:
0:15:58
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Date Completed: 
July, 2019

The athlete and his partially-deaf coach who revolutionized track and field by inventing two key techniques in the late 1800's, and the controversial Olympics that followed.

Director(s): 

Jessie Garcia

Jessie Garcia was Wisconsin's first female sports anchor and is a former Green Bay Packers sideline reporter, as well as former host of "The Mike McCarthy Show" and "The Mike Holmgren Show." She has written numerous books, including, "My life with the Green and Gold: Tales from 20 Years of Sportscasting," This is her first documentary. The idea came from a book she wrote about the history of Wisconsin Olympians. Jessie is currently the Broadcast Director at WTMJ-TV in Milwaukee.