A documentary film about the greatest diver of all time.
An intimate portrait of an American legend, BACK ON BOARD Greg Louganis, is a feature-length documentary that tells the life story of this four-time Olympic Champion as he returns to diving after a long period of absence. BACK ON BOARD explores the captivating, compelling, and complicated life of an Olympic star whose athletic talent sparked a worldwide fascination with diving.Read More
Greg Louganis is considered by many to be the greatest diver of all time. He began competing in diving at age 9. By 16, he had won his first Olympic medal, a silver medal on the platform in 1976. At 24, he became the first man in 56 years to win two Gold Medals in diving by winning both the platform and springboard events. In 1988, competing against divers half his age, he became the first to win double Gold Medals for diving in two consecutive Olympics.Read More
After reading newspaper articles about Greg Louganis’ return to diving, Producer Will Sweeney knew that Greg’s story would make a great film. He thought of Director Cheryl Furjanic immediately. Cheryl is no stranger to making films about decorated Olympians. Will and Cheryl reached out to Greg in the spring of 2011 and they began shooting with Greg in May 2011.Read More