The title - Motivated - may indeed be an understatement. Stronger words for the top “extreme” athletes profiled in this series might include “obsessed,” “possessed,” “adrenaline-hooked,” “fixated” and “consumed.” Whatever the mix of fascinating passions motivating them, Motivated is a must-see for anyone wishing to understand the innate human attraction to risk and boundary-pushing for fame and glory.
A biography series analyzing the incredible lives of the world’s top action athletes, Motivated devotes each 60-minute episode to the story of a champion, from childhood to the present. Experiences, influences and compulsions are offered up as ingredients in the complicated soup of personality that leads each week’s subject to the elite in their sport. Each episode is jam-packed with character, drama, high energy action, and inspiration.
With carefully selected highlights from the athlete’s career, supplemental visual material, and personal still photographs, Motivated lays out each modern day swashbuckler’s individual path to the pinnacle. It is a series that is as much about the achievers as it is about their achievements.
Through interviews with family, friends and colleagues, the viewer will see into the athlete’s lives and motivations with an intimate and unique perspective that might even surprise the athletes themselves. With classic story-telling techniques, beautiful HD imagery, narration, voice over and interviews, these gods of their sports will become human. Viewers will see them in ways they have never been shown before.