Off Road to Athens is a powerful documentary covering the tumultuous path taken by 8 athletes hoping to make the US Mountain Biking Team headed to the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens. The 2004 team was chosen on July 12, 2004, based on which riders had compiled the most UCI Points in the previous twelve months.
The film is fueled by the high-energy, high-stress world of
professional mountain biking, but also covers the personal struggles and sacrifices of 4 men and 4 women who are vying for only 3 available positions. The viewer is taken on a ride from the jungles of Ecuador to the Highlands of Scotland, from historic Belgium to scenic Canada and many