The Boys in the Boat is a true American underdog story, and the movie hits theaters on December 25th – watch the trailer!
The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics by author Daniel James Brown has been on my reading list for years, but I think it’s time to bump it up to the top because a new film adaptation will be released this December.
The Boys in the Boat is based on the true story of Washington University’s rowing team in the 1930s. Nobody thought they’d be able to compete with European teams, let alone try for gold at the Summer Olympics. But that is exactly what occurred.
Watch the trailer for George Clooney’s The Boys in the Boat, starring Joel Edgerton, below: