Because access to sports is limited for some right now, there is no better way to feel like you’ve worked out than to sit on your couch and watch these five sports-themed documentaries.
When We Were Kings
This story of the Rumble in the Jungle, Ali versus Foreman, leaves you chanting for Ali and sympathizing with Foreman. An excellent showcase of the political and media-savvy nature of Muhammed Ali in his heyday.
Dogtown and Z-Boys
While it could play like a history lesson, this documentary is anything but as it gives a look from the inside at the birth of skateboard culture.
Just because you’re down doesn’t mean you’re out. Wheelchair rugby is the backdrop for this team of badasses who inspire and kick ass.
More Than a Game
As LeBron James has solidified himself as one of the best professional basketball players of all time with another championship, this look into his high school team and teammates was years ahead of its time.
Team sports can bring a community together and showcase resilience. This powerful high-school gridiron story is a moving version of the power of sports.