WTIU Documentaries

Doc Counsilman: Making Waves

Special | 56m 42s | Video has closed captioning.

In 1979 the spotlight was completely on Doc Counsilman, who at the age of 58, became the oldest person to swim the English Channel. Doc Counsilman: Making Waves includes interviews with his swimmers, colleagues, family and friends. His relationship with his teams is shown through never-before-seen home movies while his coaching techniques are revealed in movies he took during training sessions.

Aired: 02/28/14

Rating: NR

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WTIU Documentaries is a local public television program presented by WTIU.