'RISE' available by purchase for a limited time
Movie chronicles U.S. Figure Skating's resurrection after 1961 tragedy
|The RISE storytellers (left to right): Scott Hamilton, Dorothy Hamill, Brian Boitano, Peggy Fleming and Michelle Kwan. (Leslie Barbaro)|
Commissioned by U.S. Figure Skating, and produced and directed by 16-time Emmy Award winners Lookalike Productions, RISE celebrates American figure skating while commemorating the 50th anniversary and legacy of the 1961 U.S. World Team tragedy. A story about the power of the human spirit, RISE chronicles a group of individuals who, through their loss, inspired the hopes, dreams and successes of some of the most iconic names in Olympic sports history.