A romantic comedy loosely based on the story of Eddie (the Eagle) Edwards. While training in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, Eddie (Taron Egerton) meets Dr. Rossi Gössner(Zooey Deschanel). Coach Bronson Peary (Hugh Jackman) views Rossi as a distraction, but with the convincing of Petra Fels (Iris Berben), Bronson and Rossi find a common ground in helping Eddie achieve his dreams of becoming an Olympian in the '88 Calgary, Alberta games.
*This is a work of fiction. Names, characters, businesses, places, events and incidents are either the products of the author's imagination or used in a fictitious manner. Any resemblance to actual persons, living or dead, or actual events is purely coincidental. The information in this story is meant to supplement, not replace, proper ski-jump training. Like any sport involving speed, equipment, balance and environmental factors, ski-jumping poses some inherent risk.
The author advises readers to take full responsibility for their safety and know their limits. Before practicing the skills described in this story, be sure that your equipment is well maintained, and do not take risks beyond your level of experience, aptitude, training, and comfort level.