Crossbar (TV Movie) (1979)

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

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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