Jerry Cahill, 5 years post transplant, shares the ups and downs of his journey as an organ donor recipient.
This podcast was made possible through an unrestricted educational grant from GENENTECH to the Boomer Esiason Foundation.
Up For Air, The Inspirational Award-winning Documentary Available for Rent/Purchase
We are excited to announce that the award-winning Up For Air documentary featuring BEF ambassador and 60-year-old pole-vaulting coach living with CF, Jerry Cahill, is now available to rent and purchase on Vimeo. Watch the full movie here:
About Up For Air
The film, directed and produced by Artem Agafonov, was shot over a period of five years, highlighting the “lead by example” and “you cannot fail” attitude of Jerry Cahill as he overcomes the daily challenges of living with CF. Viewers will understand the importance of Jerry’s role as a coach and mentor to pole-vaulting athletes, as well as the sobering reality of Jerry’s daily medical regimen.
The documentary follows the steady decline of Jerry’s lung function, framing his body as a defective machine and pegging time as his ultimate antagonist. When Jerry’s lung capacity decreases to 19 percent, a double lung transplant becomes imminent.
Up For Air gives viewers a glimpse into Jerry’s journey as he transforms and vaults over the many obstacles of this next chapter of his life.
Learn more about Up For Air here.
We are proud to support Up For Air, a documentary about BEF ambassador and 60-year-old pole-vaulting coach living with CF, Jerry Cahill.
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