The Long Shots

The story of Luvo Manyonga, a hugely gifted South African long jumper, and also a one time user of tik, a local variant of crystal methamphetamine. The story looks at his life and career and the lives of the people who saw his potential and sought to help him.

A Single Narrow Gasping Lung

The story of an extraordinary feat that took place in 1978 – the first ascent of Everest without supplementary oxygen. One of the final great barriers in human endurance was conquered by two strong characters known as “the terrible twins”.