Episode 122: Interview with Daniel Gordon, director of the film 9.79*

Daniel Gordon joins Jason and Kevin to discuss 9.79*, his documentary about the 1988 men’s Olympic 100 meter final.   Daniel shares his insight on the race involving Ben Johnson and Carl Lewis that changed track and field forever. He also discusses his memories of Johnson’s win and positive drug test, the greatest challenges of making the film and the current state of doping in sports.

9.79* premieres in the United States on October 9th at 8 p.m. ET/ 5 p.m. PT on ESPN.

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  3. Nice interview. I am looking forward to seeing the piece on ESPN.

    Can you put the date and time it will air in the podcast description?

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