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Official Olympics Series

DVD Movie

The series entrenches into documentaries and vignettes grouped by theme and sport, from the most successful athletes to the unlikeliest of heroes. Looking at the history of the modern games this series will follow the events which dominated this sporting event throughout history.


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The Official Olympic Series is a captivating six chapter treasure trove of the most enduring, dramatic and historical memories in Olympic sporting history.

The series entrenches into documentaries and vignettes grouped by theme and sport, from the most successful athletes to the unlikeliest of heroes. Looking at the history of the modern games this series will follow the events which dominated this sporting event throughout history.

GOLDEN MOMENTS: Chapter 1 is a collection of 2.5 minute vignettes of Golden Moments from the greatest and most inspiring and captivating moments that capture the true spirit of the Olympic Games from Athens 1896 to Beijing 2008.

ROAD TO GLORY: Chapter 2 tells the story and development of an individual sport throughout the history of the Olympic Games, including interviews with current champions Pieter Van Den Hoogenband and Michael Phelps.

THE OLYMPIC SPIRIT: Chapter 3 explores the historical context of the Games, taking a look back at the original competition and discussing how it has changed and developed since its inception. From the very first Ancient Games and the initial concept of Pierre de Coubertin, the programmes captures how sports have evolved as a result, with a strengthening spirit felt around the globe.

STRIDE TO GLORY: Chapter 4 recalls the stars of previous Olympic Games, featuring the highlights and most memorable moments from the greatest sporting competition on the planet. Including rare interviews and a mix of new and updated footage, these programmes give a rounded view of the greatest moments of the Olympics and Winter Olympics in a series of four 52 minute programmes.

OLYMPIC SPIRIT: HISTORY OF THE OLYMPIC GAMES: In 6 programs, Chapter 5 Olympic Spirit: History of The Olympic Games; traces the history and evolution of the Games from when women were forbidden to compete up until the Centennial Games in Atlanta where more than 3,500 women competed. This phenomenal chapter follows the ups and downs and struggles that were experienced throughout time up until todays modern Olympic Games.

THE OLYMPIANS: Chapter 6, The Olympians charts the journeys of athletes who epitomise the Olympic motto "It is not the winning, but the taking part". With athletes who were the least favourite to win, coming in above and beyond everyone's expectations and finishing in first place, or the athletes who are not about winning a place but attending and living their lifelong dream by simply competing at an Olympic Games.
  • Genre
    Documentary
  • Format
    DVD Movie
  • Brand Name
    Beyond Home Entertainment
  • Boxed Width
    14 cm
  • Boxed Length
    19.1 cm
  • Boxed Height
    3.6 cm
  • Product Code
    WCC100000000047015
  • Reference Number
    047015
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