Crossbar (TV Movie) (1979)

Crossbar
The moving story of young high jumper Aaron Kornylo who, after winning a bronze medal at the 1976 Olympics, loses a leg in a farm accident. Determined to return to the sport he loves, encouraged by the help and friendship of his girl friend Katie, a fellow athlete, Aaron doggedly practices- one-legged and without the aid of crutches- his goal: to jump six feet 10 inches- the Olympics qualifying mark!

Aired on Oct 6, 1979

Cast:
Sara Botsford....Tricia
Brent Carver....Aaron Kornylo
Kim Cattrall....Katie Barlow
John Ireland....Miles Kornylo
Jan Muszynski....Greg Dubois
Kate Reid....Clare Kornylo
Sean Sullivan....Wallace
Murray Westgate....Carver


Original Broadcaster(s): CBC

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