This inspiring documentary tells the story of Dan Gable, coach of the powerhouse University of Iowa wrestling team. A behind-the-scenes look at Gable's final coaching season is interspersed with stories of his personal life. Gable was the top wrestling coach in the country, with a compelling past. As a collegian, Gable won 181 consecutive matches, which he dedicated to his beloved sister, who was brutally murdered. He then went on to win the 1972 Olympic gold medal in wrestling without giving up a single point to his adversaries. The viewer hears his perspective on the terrorist attack that occurred during those games. Footage of Gable's matches is included, along with an insightful look at the man behind the medals -- his pain and frustrations, his dedication to striving for excellence in his sport, and the influence of his powerful personality on others. Humorist Al Franken and author John Irving appear in the film to relate how their lives were influenced by this true sports hero.
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