My mate Jimmy Watkins was the holder of the Welsh Indoor 800m record. A young upstart named Joe Thomas was gunning for his record.
None of us could predict the impact on the lives of our protagonists when, on the 18th of February 2012, Joe beat Jimmy’s record. Joe was on the road to the indoor World Championships to represent his country, Jimmy was on the road. Delivering letters.
This is the first of a series of short films following the pair’s career arcs in the weeks and months following that life changing afternoon in Birmingham under the watchful eye of coach, guru and blog author, Matt Jarrett.
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