“My worry is that young black people are not aware that they are being told the only place they will be allowed to spectacularly succeed in, is the sporting arena”


A landmark documentary that examines the scientific reasons behind the success of black athletes on the track in the run up to the Olympics in Sydney.

Reporter Kurt Barling meets Colin Jackson, Ato Boldon and Butch Reynolds in a bid to understand whether fast twitch muscles, narrower pelvises and a higher muscle to fat ratio makes for a genetic advantage.