Inspired by true events, this is a feel-good story about Michael 'Eddie' Edwards, 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, 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.
The Cyclopsis a mythical man-eating giant with superhuman strength and just one eye. But what was the real-world inspiration behind this tall tale? Why were the Ancient Greeks so convinced that killer Cyclops roamed the planet?
The Sphinx, a monstrous living statue and a terrifying human-lion hybrid. These great mythical beasts inspired both awe and respect, but also fear. They bore the faces of Egyptian pharaohs, who believed these creatures could grant them huge power. What inspired this formidable mutant? Why was it created? And what role did it play in the pharaoh's quest for immortality?