PG-13 | | Biography, Comedy, Drama
The story of Eddie Edwards, the notoriously tenacious British underdog ski jumper who charmed the world at the 1988 Winter Olympics.
Eddie 'The Eagle' Edwards was a crowd favorite at the 1988 Winter Olympics at Calgary in Alberta, Canada.
I just thought we could have a little chat about me being an Olympic ski-jumper.
Bronson Peary: You've more chance of being a ballerina than a jumper.
Eddie Edwards: Good one. I was juts after a few tips, really.
Bronson Peary: Give up, there's one for free.
When the British national team is introduced to the press, their skis are short, with cut sides and rounded tips. Those skis first appeared in the mid 1990's.
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English, German, Norwegian
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