‘Eddie the Eagle’ infographic: A guide to the UK’s Extreme Sports

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Starring Taron Egerton, Christopher Walken and Hugh Jackman, feel-good movie Eddie the Eagle arrives in UK cinemas on Monday 28 March.

Inspired by true events, Eddie the Eagle tells the story of Michael “Eddie” Edwards (Taron Egerton), an unlikely but courageous British ski-jumper who never stopped believing in himself – even as an entire nation was counting him out. With the help of a rebellious and charismatic coach (Hugh Jackman), Eddie takes on the establishment and wins the hearts of sports fans around the world by making an improbable and historic showing at the 1988 Calgary Winter Olympics.

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To celebrate Eddie’s mad-cap antics, Beagle Street have put together a brilliant guide to the UK’s most extreme sports.

Filled with surprising facts, the crazy sports featured in the infographic include street luge, bungee jumping and… er… Gloucester downhill cheese rolling!


Click on the button below to view the full infographic…


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