STRONG! - A Film Screening and Conversation
She’s 5’8”, weighs 300 pounds and is formidable. Community Cinema and KPCC partnered to bring you STRONG!, a moving documentary that follows weightlifter Cheryl Haworth as she struggles with injury, self-confidence and body image on the road to the 2008 Olympic Games.
KPCC’s health reporter Stephanie O'Neill spoke with Cheryl and filmmaker Julie Wyman on Thursday, May 24th, to discuss the benefits and risks of an elite athlete lifestyle.