Dramatic Documentary on Southern Ocean Rescue

A 60 minute documentary about Mike Golding rescuing Alex Thompson from his fast-sinking Open 60Hugo Bossduring the first leg of the Velux 5 Oceans Race will be shown next week in the UK. Readers with access to the More4 channel will have the chance to watch APP Broadcast’s documentaryOcean Rescue: The Race against Time, a one-off 60 minute documentary to be broadcast at 10pm next Thursday, 18 January.

Channel 4’s Head of Sport Andrew Thompson (no relation to Alex!) commented ‘This is an extraordinary tale of human courage. We had already committed to covering the Velux 5 oceans race on Channel 4, so we had exclusive access to the amazing on-board camera material at the moments of crisis. This is a documentary that charts first hand a most extraordinary rescue in one of the world’s toughest sporting challenges.’