Derek Redmond was favored to medal in the 400m race at the 1992 Barcelona Olympic Games. 250 meters from the finish, he tore his hamstring. Against all odds, he got back to his feet and began to hobble toward the finish line. His Dad fought security to get to the track and help his son finish.
There is no video on the internet of this specific even that doesn’t have a sappy song playing along with it it. And even though sappy really isn’t our scene, it’s still fitting, as this is some of the saddest and most moving moments we’ve seen all week. Make that year.