UCI WorldTour team Orica-Scott is the subject of a feature-length documentary that is set to hit cinemas in Australia later this month.
The documentary follows the first six seasons of the team, which began racing in 2011, with the trailer featuring victories including Mat Hayman’s Paris-Roubaix win last year.
Also included is the 2015 Vuelta Stage 6 win at Sierra de Cazorla by Esteban Chaves, who joined the team the previous season after recovering from a career threatening injury.
The trailer also shows the infamous moment the team bus got stuck under the finish-line gantry on the opening stage of the 2013 Tour de France on Corsica.
According to the description on YouTube,
United by their renegade spirit and a determination to win against substantial odds, these riders take on the international circuit. The film offers unique insights into the first five years [ie six seasons] of their journey, bearing witness to the ethos of the team as embodied by all – from the strongest to most embattled members. Out of a culture that embraces a deeply human approach to sport, unlikely champions are born, and seemingly improbable team and personal goals are achieved.
Called All For One, the documentary is distributed by Madman Films and includes race footage as well as clips from the team’s hugely popular Backstage Pass videos.
Dates of screenings within Australia, starting on 24 August, are on the distributor's, where you can also insert your email address to be informed when it will be available elsewhere in the world.
We’d certainly expect to see it crop up at a cycling film festival here at some point – not least given the presence in the team of two rising British stars in the shape of brothers Simon and Adam Yates, who have each now won the best young rider’s competition at the Tour de France.
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