The triathlon world champ making Oscars headlines in Hollywood

January 24, 2023

Triathlon is a sport that requires top-level performance across three difference disciplines to achieve success at the highest level and with five World Championship titles, there’s no doubt Scotland’s Lesley Paterson has done just that.

Alongside her writing partner, Ian Stokell, they wrote the screenplay for a new adaptation of All Quiet on the Western Front. A Netflix co-produced film, it recently received the most nominations, 14, ahead of the 2023 BAFTA Film Awards. A significant number, in that it matched the all-time record of Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon (2001) of nominations for films not in the English language. Tri247