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A feature documentary that follows swimming phenom Missy Franklin and teammate Kara Lynn Joyce as they prepare for the London Olympics.
A feature documentary that follows swimming phenom Missy Franklin and teammate Kara Lynn Joyce as they prepare for the London Olympics.
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    Pledge $5 or more About $5

    FOUNDATION BACKER - As a backer of Touch the Wall you'll be party to the effort to bring Missy's and Kara's stories to the screen. You'll have our undying, heartfelt thanks. And you'll be part of something pretty cool.

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    CREDIT IN THE FILM - You'll get a hearty thanks from us ... in the form of a your name in the credits. You'll also get bragging rights that you were the one who made this film great.

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    CREDIT & MONTH OF GOSWIMTV.COM - In addition to Bragging rights and a Credit in the film, you'll also get a free month of swim videos and instruction from our friends at GoSwim.tv. See instructional videos from none other than Kara Lynn Joyce, among many others. Yipee!!

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    DOWNLOAD the FILM - In addition to credit in the movie and a free month of GoSwimtv, you'll get a downloadable copy of the film when it's finished and ready for VOD release (probably three months after it comes out in theaters.)

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    FOLLOW the BLACK LINE T-SHIRT of the Movie Logo - In addition to Credit, a month of GoSwim, and a download of the film, you'll be able to put on this hip T-Shirt with the Touch the Wall Black line.

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    FULL COLOR T-SHIRT - In addition to Credit, a month of GoSwim, and a download of the film, you'll be able to put on this full color T-Shirt with the Missy reaching to Touch the Wall.

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    Pledge $50 or more About $50

    DOWNLOAD of the FILM, SPECIAL EDITION - In addition to all of the above (including your choice of either the black or white T-Shirt), you'll get a super special edition of the film, with all the fun extra scenes we couldn't include in the film. You'll be the one in the "know" about what really went on when the camera were rolling.

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    Pledge $60 or more About $60

    SIGNED PHOTO OF MISSY FRANKLIN - yep, a photo of the girl signed by none other than Missy herself. Reward comes with Credit, GoSwim, Download of Film (Special Edition), as well.

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    SIGNED PHOTO of MISSY AND KARA in the pool. An awesome 11x14 photo of Kara and Missy hangin' in the pool in CO. Signed by both of them. Reward comes with Credit, GoSwim, Download of Film (Special Edition), as well.

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    SIGNED POSTER of the FILM - In addition to a credit, a month of GoSwimTv, and a Download of the film (Special Edition), you'll get a poster of the film to hang in your bedroom, local pool, or Dad's office.

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    FITTER AND FASTER TOUR - In addition to a credit, a month of GoSwimTv, a Download of the film (Special Edition), and a SIGNED POSTER OF THE FILM to hang in your bedroom or pool, you'll get admission to the Swim Outlet FITTER AND FASTER TOUR at any location around the country. The Swim Outlet FITTER AND FASTER TOUR is the pre-emiminent swim clinic to improve your swimming. You can learn from Olympic swimmers (like our own Kara Lynn Joyce) and spend some Q time with them in the pool.

    A must for any serious swimmer!

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    The WHOLE SHEBANG! - This reward is a collection of goodies - in addition to credit, a month of GoSwim, one of each of our T-Shirts, and a signed picture from Missy - you'll get a film poster signed by both KARA and MISSY to hang in your bedroom, local pool, or Dad's office. You'll have all the gear, and will be the talk of your friends.

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    SIGNED STARS SWIM CAP - In addition to Credit, GoSwim, Download of Film (Special Edition), and a signed photo of Missy, you'll receive one of the authentic Colorado Stars Swim caps, signed by Missy and her coach, Todd Schmitz.

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    Pledge $750 or more About $750

    STEPHEN FRINK ORIGINAL PHOTO: MISSY THE MISSILE - Grab a signed, limited edition print from famed underwater photographer Stephen Frink. On Museum quality paper and archival inks. Signed by the artist and Missy Franklin.

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    Pledge $1,000 or more About $1,000

    the WHOLE SHEBANG! & VIP TIX TO THE PREMIERE - In addition to the WHOLE SHEBANG! package above, you'll get two free tickets to the premiere screening in Denver, and two tickets to the VIP section at the screening. And we'll tell you that you're very important.

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    HIGH PERFORMANCE SWIM CAMP WITH AN OLYMPIC COACH offered by DavidMarsh Performance group - an incredible opportunity to take your swimming to the next level.

    Here it is ... a Very Special Reward - An intensive performance camp constructed to take swimmers out of their comfort zone and onto a higher, more conscious level.

    David Marsh, one of the winningest coaches in NCAA history (Auburn), a three time Olympic Coach most recently in 2012 and the head coach of SwimMAC Carolina, was the coach who brought Kara to her third Olympic games. With his revolutionary methods and personalized approach to swimming, Coach Marsh has guided more than 24 swimmers to the Olympics. This is a man who knows swimming.

    Coach Marsh has devised an intensive program guiding motivated athletes along an intentional pathway for excellence in swimming. Over the course of three days he and his staff will analyze, devise, and guide swimmers through a customized approach, enhancing stroke technique and performance.

    Camp takes place in Charlotte, North Caroline from June 12-15.

    Swimmers will also get a free month of GoSwim, a free download of the film (Special Edition), a T-shirt, and a signed poster.

    Limited to a max of 8 swimmers, this will be a very special, hands-on camp for serious swimmers.

    ***Travel and accommodations are not included.***

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    RACE AGAINST a 9-TIME NCAA SPRINT CHAMPION! - Kara won the NCAA 50 & 100m free championships 4 years in a row, and was the only person - male or female - to win the 50, 100, & 200 free championship in the same year. So you know she's totally awesome at this. Here's your chance to take her on in the pool. To be completed at a mutually agreed on time in a Denver-area pool. We'll all be there - Directors, et al, and we'll make sure a good time is had by all. Award also comes with credit, a month of GoSwim, and a Download of the Film (Special Edition). Bring it!

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    SWIM CLINIC WITH OLYMPIC SWIMMER - 4-time Silver medalist and 9-time NCAA Sprint Champion, Kara Lynn Joyce, will come to your swim club and give a workshop. Kara's learned from some of the finest swim coaches out there - Todd Schmitz of the Stars, David Marsh of SwimMAC, Jack Bauerle of Georgia (2008 Olympic Team & U of Georgia coach), Teri McKeever, among others. Learn from the best. Airfare and lodging extra.

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    SUPPORTING PRODUCER - In addition to the WHOLE SHEBANG! package & 2 VIP tix to the premiere, you'll get a proper film credit in your own category.

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    CONTRIBUTING PRODUCER - In addition to the WHOLE SHEBANG! package & 2 VIP tix to the premiere, you'll get an even more impressive film credit in your own category. And we'll tell you how important you are, several times over, cause you will be.

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    A PRIVATE SWIM LESSON with our own 4-time Olympic Silver Medalist (and co-star of the film) KARA LYNN JOYCE at your pool in Denver, Colorado at a time to be mutually arranged. You'll also receive a credit, a month of GoSwim, and a Download of the Film (Special Edition), as well. Yippee!!

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