WATCH: Netflix Docuseries ‘Sprint’ Releases Official Trailer

The anticipation for the summer Olympics just got higher.


We talked about our thoughts and predictions on the new Netflix docuseries ‘Sprint‘:

Track and field is getting the Netflix treatment.

From the people who turned cycling and F1 from nothing to something, ‘Sprint,’ the latest track and field docuseries following elite sprinters, will hope to bring that same mainstream push.

Netflix recently announced the release date of Sprint,’ a sports documentary series spotlighting sprinters throughout their preparation, training, and competition. The new series will premier on Netflix on July 2, 2024.

Watch the official trailer below:

‘Sprint‘ centers on the intense pressure of competing in a 10-second race under the watchful eyes of thousands. 

The series will feature athletes from the U.S., Jamaica, the U.K., the Ivory Coast, Kenya, and Italy, including Noah Lyles, Sha’Carri Richardson, and Shericka Jackson.

The official cast list hasn’t yet been announced, but a survey of various athlete social media accounts suggests these athletes will headline:

  • Noah Lyles (US, 100m and 200m 2023 world champ)
  • Sha’Carri Richardson (US, 100m 2023 world champ)
  • Fred Kerley (US, 100m silver in Tokyo, 2022 100m world champ)
  • Shericka Jackson (Jamaica, multi-time medalist in both 100m and 200m)
  • Dina Asher Smith (UK, 2019 200m world champ)
  • Marie Jose Ta Lou (Ivory Coast, 2019 bronze 100m)
  • Christian Coleman (US, 2019 100m world champ)
  • Gabby Thomas (US, Tokyo silver 200m)

The inaugural season will capture the journey of these elite athletes as they prepare for and compete in the 2023 World Championships. Netflix has confirmed that there will be a six-episode run documenting last year’s action, with each running about 45 minutes.

Producers are currently filming a four additional episodes that will reveal a behind-the-scenes look at these athletes as they prepare for this summer’s Paris Olympics.

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Jessy has been active her whole life, competing in cross-country, track running, and soccer throughout her undergrad. She pivoted to road cycling after completing her Bachelor of Kinesiology with Nutrition from Acadia University. Jessy is currently a professional road cyclist living and training in Spain.

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