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Study Guides

Study guides

Documentary Study Guides: Walking on Water

Nick Gabaldón was one of the first known Black surfers. He has inspired generations of surfers of color especially in the Los Angeles area where a history of redlining practices limited beach access to people of color.

Documentary Study Guides: Race for the Safest Helmet

The prevalence of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) has been a controversial subject in the NFL. However, the public’s increased awareness of the disease has spurred discussions and products designed to protect football players at all levels of play.

Documentary Study Guides: Reyana's Journey

As a teenager, Reyana Ewing was expelled from school, teargassed, and shot at for protesting against apartheid in South Africa. Her father recognized her talent for tennis and reached out to leaders across the world resulting in an athletic scholarship to the University of Georgia.

Documentary Study Guides: Soccer Without Borders

In Baltimore, Senior Program Coordinator Kat Sipes teaches her athletes with five rules in mind: practice English, have fun, make a safe space, try everything, and have respect.

Documentary Study Guides: United We Stand, The Ali Summit

This short documentary follows the legacy and impact of Muhammad Ali on athlete activism. Walter Beach, Jim Brown, John Wooten, Sid Williams, and Bobby Mitchell share their experiences as athletes in the Jim Crow era...

Documentary Study Guides: Wind and Waves

After suffering an injury while climbing Mt. Everest, Antonio Argüelles thought his athletic career had come to an end. However, the appeal of the Seven Seas challenge called him back to elite long-distance swimming at the age of 58.

Documentary Study Guides: Drive fast, go left...print parts?

Over the last decade, 3D printing has become a staple in NASCAR manufacturing and development. While 3D printing is still unreliable for the unforgiving race track, its efficiency and repeatability is critical to testing and advancing cars, equipment, and the event itself.

Documentary Study Guides: Still Got Game

Anita Ortega is no stranger to a challenge. Raised in South Los Angeles, she became the first in her family to go to college. She was a basketball star at UCLA and played for their 1978 national championship team.

Documentary Study Guides: Jerry Chambers

In 1966, Jerry Chambers became the only collegiate basketball player to earn Most Outstanding Players without playing in the NCAA Finals. After playing for four seasons in the NBA, Chambers retired and began working for Los Angeles Parks and Recreation.