FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, March 29th, 2021
PEACOCK ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARY “MY PURSUIT: LIFE, LEGACY & JORDAN BURROUGHS” TO PREMIERE APRIL 1
Free Documentary Chronicles the Life and Career of Olympic Wrestler Jordan Burroughs as part of Countdown to Tokyo Programming
NEW YORK, NY—March 29, 2021— Peacock Original documentary, My Pursuit: Life, Legacy & Jordan Burroughs tells the story of American freestyle wrestler Jordan Burroughs as he attempts to make his third Olympic team. Fans will be able to stream the documentary for free on Peacock April 1 as part of NBCUniversal’s Countdown to Tokyo programming on Peacock.
“As one of the most storied Olympic sports, wrestling has always held a prominent place in the Olympic Games, uniting fans from around the world,” said Rick Cordella, Executive Vice President and Chief Revenue Officer, Peacock. “Jordan Burrough’s is one of USA Wrestling’s brightest talents, and his iconic story is an exciting addition to Peacock for fans who are eager to watch the Tokyo Olympics this summer.”
Jordan Burroughs has lived the ups and downs of the Olympic experience, returning home a hero after winning gold in London and then dealing with deep personal disappointment following a loss in Rio four years later, setting the stage for attempt to make the team for Tokyo.
My Pursuit: Life, Legacy & Jordan Burroughs will examine these competitive moments, introduce viewers to the people who have made Burroughs the man he is today, and include interviews with the wrestler ahead of one of the most challenging Olympic Trials of his career. For assets, including a preview of the documentary, click here.
Burroughs is scheduled to compete to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics on April 3. NBC will present coverage of every match of the U.S. Olympic Team Trials for wrestling across Peacock Premium, NBCSN, NBCSports.com, and the NBC Sports app. See more here.
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