Welcome to Beyond Bronze, Silver and Gold, an Olympian documentary series which brings to the screen the untold stories of Olympic athletes who may not have been medalists or in the limelight, but have amazing, inspiring and compelling journeys. These stories encompass both summer and winter
living Olympians, from all Olympic sports and all Olympic countries.
Production for the first two Beyond Bronze, Silver and Gold stories is complete and "in the can". They are entering the post-production final phase.
Get a peek from our trailers below.
We are seeking a distribution platform home for Beyond Bronze, Silver and Gold, as we have many, many more amazing Olympian stories to share with you!
The Hunter- At the 1972 Munich Olympic Games, USA swimmer Steve Genter suffers a collapsed lung
just six days before his first race. Can this Olympian summon the fortitude to continue his Olympic dream?
The Swim- Gabor Csepregi represented Canada in three Olympics but would the toughest part of his
Olympic journey be trying to escape from behind the Iron Curtain?
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9/7/2019 New Trailer!
8/21/2019 Now Crowdfunding!
Crowdfunding is now live on Seed & Spark, raising the funds to complete the post-production of our amazing stories. Thank you for any sharing and support. The campaign can be found here on seedandspark.com
8/8/2019 We're On a Podcast!
Episode #97 of the Olymfever Podcast features "Beyond Bronze, Silver and Gold". John was honored and thrilled to spend time chatting Alison and Jill about the docuseries and Olympic history. Give a listen right here olymfever.com
the CONNECTED series
The CONNECTED series, included within each Beyond Bronze, Silver and Gold episode, is a story of unique Olympian attachment. Whether a connection with a teammate, an opponent, a coach, a family member, or an everyday person, the stories of these bonds are heartwarming.
Our premier episode of CONNECTED is below.
If you are an Olympian and would like to share your story or the story of a teammate or competitor, we would love to hear from you. If you know of an Olympian with an inspiring story, we would love to learn more.
Wherever we have to go to tell the story.
From Southern California, to Tucson, to Budapest, to Montreal and more...
I've been an ardent fan of the Olympics since viewing the 1968 Mexico City Games on television. Beyond Bronze, Silver and Gold sprung from a pool deck conversation with a retired USA Olympic swimmer, after a tortuous workout. We were chatting about an Olympian we both knew and ended our conversation with "I wondered what ever happened to that guy?" I thought to myself, "We shouldn't be saying this about this Olympian. His story is too great!" It was my aha moment and BBSG was off and running. I was honored and fortunate to be a member of the Canadian Olympic Water Polo Team, in the 1976 Montreal Olympics. The lasting friendships from my water polo playing days and my newly developed friendships have all be integral in the evolution of Beyond Bronze, Silver and Gold. I thank you all. As Beyond Bronze, Silver and Gold moves forward in post-production, the goal is to gain distribution. There are so many wonderful Olympian stories and I would love the opportunity to bring them to you! - John