POV

Swim Team

Season 30 Episode 15 | 1h 22m 51s

Parents of a boy on the autism spectrum form a competitive swim team, recruiting teens on the spectrum and training them with high expectations and zero pity. Swim Team chronicles the extraordinary rise of three diverse young athletes, capturing a moving quest for inclusion, independence and a life that feels winning.

Aired: 10/02/17

Expired: 07/21/19

Rating: NR

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