Ice Sweat and Tears
Death defying stunts, spectacular athleticism, and intense rivalry – that’s competitive figure skating! But what does it really take to win? Ice, Sweat & Tears is an insider’s look at the biggest names in the sport, including Kurt Browning, Patrick Chan, Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir. Filmed during one of the most pivotal skating seasons of all time, the film follows these Olympic and World Champions from back-stage jitters to on-ice heartbreak and triumph.
Directed by Michael McNamara and Produced by Markham Street Films.
First Broadcast Date: March 7, 2013 on CBC DOC ZONE
Awards: 2014 Canada Screen Awards Nominee – Best Documentary program
Genre: Documentary, Human Interest, Sports
Available for Rent or Purchase: Vimeo
“a captivating and illuminating look inside elite figure skating” – John Doyle, The Globe and Mail
“[McNamara] nails the quadruple axle of film” – Katherine Monk, Ottawa Citizen