Revealing mistake: When Junior inadvertently trips Derice and Yul Brenner in the trial run, it's clear that his legs do not come in contact with either men; the actors just threw themselves to the ground. It's particularly noticeable due to this shot being played in slow motion.
When three Jamaican Olympic sprint contenders trip at the trials, they join up with another Jamaican to form Jamaica's first bobsled team to find another way to represent their country. This is the true story of four Jamaicans in the 1988 Olympics in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
Trivia: When Derice is applying for loans at different banks, the wall behind each bank manager is always the same wall! The plants and decorations are different, but it's the identical wall.
Question: Does anyone know a website that tells the full, true story of the Jamaican bobsled team? I liked to get a look at all the differences between the film and what actually happened. I tried to search for it on Google, but all I am coming up with is things about the movie, not the actual event.
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