Being a great athlete requires talent, drive, and focus. That last piece may not always be so obvious. Many of the most naturally gifted athletes fail to channel their talents in a singular direction, and because they lack focus, they fall short. Many ambitious sports stars never manage to marshal their energy towards a singular goal. Focus is one of the most important ingredients in achieving big goals.
Sports movies show a side of athletes you never see on the field. You see Peyton Manning on game day, but you never see him pouring over hours and hours of film. You see Stephen Curry drain that clutch three, but there are thousands of shots you don’t see him take in practice. Sports films take us behind the curtain, into the locker room, and onto the practice field to show us just how focused an athlete needs to be to attain the unattainable. Here are the 10 Movies About the Most Focused Athletes.