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Inspiring 'Armed for the Challenge' wins Fallbrook Film Fest award


Last updated 6/12/2008 at Noon

Patricia Thio and Kent Allison of Fallbrook have joined forces and created an inspirational documentary film. “Armed for the Challenge” is a 21-minute film which screened at the Mission Theatre during the Fallbrook Film Festival.

Taking festival honors as “Best Documentary Short,” the film highlights a week in the life of athlete Willie Stewart as he trains to compete in the Physically Challenged Triathlon USA Championships held in New York City. The challenge included a 1.5K swim, 40K bicycle course and 10K run.

More than 25 years ago Stewart lost his arm in an industrial acciden...

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