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Inside an Athlete's Head

INSIDE AN ATHLETE'S HEAD gives you unprecedented access to the thoughts, anxieties and obsessions of some of Canada's more compelling Olympic athletes through unique and stunning cinematography.

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Episodes Season 1

  • DeMar DeRozan (Basketball)

    NBA star DeMar DeRozan shares the emotions, the isolation, and the hard choices that have come with pro basketball.

  • Nazem Kadri (Hockey)

    He's been called a pest. An agitator. A rat. But in order to help his team win, NHLer Nazem Kadri has had to embrace playing the villain, and get used to being the guy other teams love to hate.

  • Jelena Mrdjenovich (Boxing)

    She's been told she's "too pretty" for boxing, but in fight after fight, Jelena Mrdjenovich has left blood, sweat, and tears in the ring in order to become a champion.

  • Nathan Shepherd (American Football)

    Nathan Shepherd had dreams of making the NFL. But it became clear it wasn’t going to be the story he imagined.

  • Krista DuChene (Long-Distance Running)

    At 41, marathon runner Krista DuChene knows that each race could be her last. Now, more than ever, she has to listen to what her body’s trying to tell her.

  • Erica Wiebe (Wrestling)

    There are no easy matches in wrestling. The workouts are brutal, the competition is fierce, and you get taken down over and over again. What makes Erica Wiebe keep getting up?

  • Melissa Humana-Paredes (Beach Volleyball)

    For Melissa Humana-Paredes, every match brings new pressure to make sure the hard work of her partner and the sacrifices of her parents are not wasted.

  • Olivia Apps (Rugby)

    Growing up with alopecia was tough, but it taught Olivia Apps how to be happy with the body she had. As someone who doesn’t have a classic rugby player body, that’s come in handy.

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