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Directed by [[Performer~P327688~Mark Neale~markneale]], Faster revolves around a world as competitive as it is dangerous: championship motorcycle racing. Filmed throughout the 2001 and 2002 seasons, the documentary delves into the 16 races held annually; these competitions culminate in the naming of a single champion. Like most extreme sports documentaries, Faster has more than its share of thrills, spills, crashes, slide-outs, and flips. The footage is supplemented, however, by interviews with racers including Australian veteran [[Performer~P398137~Garry McCoy~garrymccoy]], who had a titanium rod put in his leg only to crash shortly afterwards; the now-paralyzed former racer [[Performer~P398126~Wayne Rainey~waynerainey]]; hotshot American newcomer [[Performer~P398142~John Hopkins~johnhopkins]]; and Italian rivals [[Performer~P398124~Valentino Rossi~valentinorossi]] and [[Performer~P398128~Max Biaggi~maxbiaggi]]. Managers, mechanics, and doctors also offer insight regarding what makes championship motorcycle tournaments tick, and the borderline obsessive dedication needed to persevere within the sport. ~ Tracie Cooper, Rovi

  • Release date:April 23, 2004
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