Mark Cavendish is the subject of a new Netflix documentary.The sprinter looks back at some of the best moments of his career, though he also offers an in-depth explanation How he overcame the depression that came with mononucleosis Been with him for several seasons.The documentary will be released next August 2.
Sport is the stage for great feats, impossible victories and victories that will be forever remembered. A show that got millions excited, starring some people who put their all into their best ;A hard work but rewarding Own money, fame and honor.But movement also hides a sour face Often even more unseen; starring athletes who experience slumps, setbacks and, at times, afflicted by excessive stress.Sports is actually a stage failure is more common than victory.
Mark Cavendish He is one of the greatest sprinters of all time. The Isle of Man man announced at the last Giro d’Italia that he would retire at the end of the season.This year’s tour is his last chance to sign 35 stage victories And passed Eddie Merckx as the cyclist with the most partial wins of the evening.
However, Cavendish fell and broke his collarbone on stage eight, which saw him withdraw from the race, forgetting about that coveted record. Even so, head coach Aleksander Vinokulov reached out to him, extending his contract for another season.so far it’s not clear what will decide Although the broker has offered to delay withdrawals until 2024, the decision appears to be his alone.
Cavendish’s story is a success story: 1 World Cup, 34 stages, 2 green jerseys in the Tour de France, 17 stages in the Giro d’Italia, 3 stages in the Vuelta, 1 stage in Milan-Remo, 3 stages in Tirreno-Adriatico Stage, these have put his resume within reach of a handful of 161 victories.
Despite these figures, Cavendish has suffered when he was diagnosed with mononucleosis This is coming to the end of his career.he Epstein-Barr virus In 2017, he came under fire, and since then his grades have been in a spiral that seems never-ending. The next few seasons — 2018, 2019 and 2020 — were a walk in the desert, seemingly opening the door for him to retire.
Even so, from the Isle of Man reborn Hoping to avoid a seemingly doomed brutal end, he took advantage of the opportunity Quick-Step gave him to join them.Since then, he has soared in a winning season Tour de France four stage victory.
“Mark Cavendish: Never Enough”
Netflix Delve into the story of Mark Cavendish, who ruthlessly confess The dire situation created by the mononucleosis that affected him in 2018 and 2019.The cyclist details a period of his experience depressed And how he can face this mental illness in order to get back on his feet.
Cavendish explained that he overcame depression Help from family and doctors Those who accompanied him along the way included Helge Riepenhof, who overlapped with him during his early years on the elite team, and cognitive neuroscientist David Spindler. Spindler), who is now with Emirates Team Emirates. “I have nothing, I want nothing, I do nothing, I feel nothing”, statement.
“You feel so fucking empty, you know? Useless feeling. I’ve lost all the spirit I needed to be a person, as a father, as a friend, as a husband,” he said. “Living with me is a nightmare,” Cavendish added. “Am I crazy? What’s wrong with me?”
Among other things, the document reflects Cavendish’s success when he won the 2011 World Cup, and some other discussions between corridor and dimension data.
The documentary was signed by Netflix and has been translated into Spanish under the title Mark Cavendish: Unstoppable. The premiere is scheduled for August 2 next year, and the duration 90 minutes and has his testimony wife peta same as old colleagues Mark Renshaw, Bernard Essel, Peter Kennow and Rolf Aldague and other team members.