Source: Men’s Health
The Carter Effect – In his prime, there was nobody like Vince Carter—the high-flying, slam-dunking former Toronto Raptors star who earned the nickname Air Canada. This 2017 profile of Vinsanity follows the career of the All-Star, still playing at age 42.
Ice Guardians – Recall the old Rodney Dangerfield quip, “I went to a fight the other night and a hockey game broke out.” Fighting has long been part of the sport, and this 2016 documentary digs into the role that enforcers play in the game.
Mountain – Director Jennifer Peedom’s cultural history provides a broad look at mountains across the world, with a particular focus on the often-dangerous athletic feats they inspire. It’s not only an insightful, searching examination of the role that mountains play in human cultures and our adventures, but also a gorgeous look at some of the most stunning peaks in the world.
The Short Game – This Justin Timberlake-produced documentary follows a group of seven and eight-year-old golfers as they compete in the 2012 U.S. Kids Golf World Championship. It’s earned comparisons to “Spellbound,” the classic film that looks at spelling bee participants.
Barca Dreams – FC Barcelona is not just one of the most storied football clubs in history—they’re also a big part of Catalan identity. This 2015 film is a thorough primer on the legendary franchise and some of its iconic players, including Lionel Messi.
See the rest of the list at Men’s Health.
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