2012 National Sports Emmy Outstanding Short Feature
In 1997, Diane Van Deren underwent surgery that robbed her brain of some function and memory. While she can’t remember simple daily details or comprehend physical limitations, Van Deren can run for hours without any sense of how long it’s been, or how far she has gone. The complexities of her mind have made her one of the world’s greatest endurance runners.
I produced and directed this feature story for ESPN. It won a 2011 National Sports Emmy Award for Outstanding Short Feature.