Lesley Paterson competed in triathlon despite excruciating pain from broken shoulder to fund BAFTA-winning movie

February 23, 2023

The story goes that in 2016, Paterson crashed her bike and broke her shoulder just one day before she was to compete in a triathlon. She needed to win the event in Costa Rica to use the winner’s cheque for making the movie.

A gruelling event, the triathlon requires an athlete to compete over three events: an 1.5km swim followed by a 40km bike ride, and finally a 10km run. Indian Express