4 Eye-Opening Sports Documentaries You Should Watch This Week

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Are you feeling good about that half marathon you ran? You're about to be put to shame.

Human beings are incredible creatures, and if you didn't know that already, watching any one of these four sports documentaries will redefine your definition of the word 'incredible.'

While you wait patiently for the weather to ripen and the mercury to rise, you may as well add one of these to your winter watchlist.

The Short Game

The Short Game follows the lives of the world's best 7-year-old golfers as they train for and compete in the World Championships of Junior Golf. The annual tournament is held at Pinehurst, North Carolina and brings in 1500 young golfers from 54 different countries. If you think you've got a strong putt...you'll reevaluate after watching this.  

Losing Sight of Shore

Losing Sight of Shore follows the journey of four women who row across the Pacific Ocean unsupported. Starting in San Francisco and finishing up in Australia - the coxless crew clock 257 days at sea and 13593 kilometres facing extreme mental and physical challenges. Just when your coworker starts to annoy you, imagine trying to share a 29 ft longboat for 9 months with them. 

Icarus

Lance Armstrong admitted to using performance-enhancing drugs throughout his career despite coming up clean on hundreds of doping tests. Russian scientist, Grigory Rodchenkov and filmmaker Bryan Fogel, wanted to prove that that the current way athletes are tested for drugs can be evaded and are insufficient. As the documentary evolves, Rodchenkov lets on that Russia had a state-sponsored Olympic doping program that he was involved in.

Being Serena

39 Grand Slam titles, four Olympic Gold Medals and the most women’s singles match victories in Grand Slam history. Being Serena uncovers the personal and professional life of one of the most dominant forces in the tennis world. 

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