From becoming the fifth-fittest man on Earth to fracturing his spine in a biking accident to completing Ironman Oceania in 10:14:42 — this is a story of James Newbury.
Follow along as four-time CrossFit Games athlete and fifth-place finisher at the 2019 Reebok CrossFit Games James Newbury attempts an Ironman in Busselton, Australia, approximately five weeks after a mountain biking accident that broke two spinal processes, fractured two ribs, and punctured a lung. During the documentary, Newbury recounts his accident, explaining its effects on his training schedule and mental state, and lets us in on how he prepared for this event during his recovery period. Watch as Newbury makes his final preparations for race day and crosses the finish line.
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