Independent Lens
Thu, 07/26/2012 - 10:00pm

A formidable figure standing 5'8" tall and weighing more than 300 pounds, Cheryl Haworth struggles to defend her champion status as her lifetime weightlifting career inches towards its inevitable end. Her journey as an elite athlete presents physical and personal challenges, including popular notions of power, strength, beauty and health. By Julie Wyman.