Balancing Life, Olympic Hopes on the Big Screen
2016-07-08 21:00:45


Look out for Alexi Pappas at the Olympics in August.(1)
找阿列克斯帕帕斯在奥运会在 8 月。

She is a Greek-American long-distance runner.(2)
她是一个希腊美国长跑选手。

Pappas will run in the 10,000 meter event for Greece.(3)
帕帕斯将在希腊的一万公尺的事件中运行。

She grew up in the United States but her grandmother was born in Greece.(4)
她在美国长大,但她的祖母出生在希腊。

That is why she can run for Greece at the Olympics.(5)
这就是为什么她可以运行在奥运会希腊。

Pappas is not just a runner.(6)
帕帕斯不是只是一个跑步者。

She is also a writer, actor and filmmaker.(7)
她也是一名作家、 演员和导演。

Her first full-length movie, “Tracktown,” came out this summer.(8)
她第一次整部电影,"Tracktown,"出来了这个夏天。

The film is about a young woman training in a small city in Oregon for a chance to compete in the Olympics.(9)
这部电影是关于一个年轻的女人在一个小城市,在俄勒冈州有机会参加奥运会比赛训练。

Just like Pappas. And Pappas plays the character, named Plumb Marigold.(10)
就像帕帕斯。帕帕斯扮演的角色,名叫帕朗柏万寿菊。

Plumb is trying to balance her training with her interest in having a social life.(11)
铅试图平衡她训练她的社交生活感兴趣。

A love interest develops when she meets a man at a bakery.(12)
爱情的兴趣开发,当她遇到一个男人在一家面包店。

“Tracktown” is named for the city of Eugene, Oregon.(13)
"Tracktown"命名为俄勒冈州尤金市。

Eugene is called Tracktown because it is an important place for track and field events in the U.S.(14)
尤金被称为 Tracktown,因为它是田径项目在美国的重要场所

A lot of competitive runners live and train there.(15)
大量的竞争力,长跑运动员生活和训练那里。

It is also the location of the USA Track and Field team Olympic trials. The trials conclude this weekend.(16)
它也是美国田径场队奥运选拔赛的位置。审判结束这个周末。

The top finishers of every race and competition there will earn a place on the USA Olympic team for the 2016 Rio Olympics.(17)
每个种族和那里竞争的前名将获得将为 2016 年里约奥运会赢得一席之地美国奥林匹克队。

Many people wonder how Pappas is able to train for the Olympics and make a movie at the same time.(18)
很多人怀疑帕帕斯是如何能够为奥运会训练和在同一时间拍一部电影。

But she says she enjoys having something that can keep her mind off running.(19)
但她说,她喜欢有东西能跑保持她的心境。

However, Pappas is extremely busy.(20)
然而,帕帕斯是非常繁忙的。

She could not even attend her film’s opening night in early July.(21)
即使她不能出席她的电影开幕夜在 7 月初。

Pappas was in Amsterdam running for Greece at the European Athletics Championships.(22)
帕帕斯是在阿姆斯特丹运行在希腊举行的欧洲田径锦标赛。

She finished the race in 32 minutes, 27 seconds and placed 11th.(23)
她用 32 分,27 秒完成比赛,排名第 11 位。

Jeremy Teicher is Pappas’ real-life boyfriend. They made the film together.(24)
杰里米 · 泰歇尔是帕帕斯的真实生活的男朋友。他们一起拍摄的电影。

At the movie’s opening event, Teicher said, “there's a real convergence of life imitating art and fiction."(25)
在这部电影的开幕仪式,泰歇尔说,"有是生活模仿艺术和小说真正收敛。

Teicher called the city of Eugene a “really special location.”(26)
泰歇尔叫尤金市"真的很特别的位置"。

That is one reason why he and Pappas wanted to make a movie there.(27)
这就是为什么他和帕帕斯想要制作一部电影有的一个原因。

If you watch the movie carefully, you will see some other real-life Olympic runners in the movie.(28)
如果你仔细观看这部电影,你会看到真实的一些其他奥运选手在电影中。

One of those runners is Nick Symmonds. Symmonds competed at the Beijing and London Olympics.(29)
这些跑步者之一是尼克 Symmonds。Symmonds 参加了北京和伦敦奥运会。

“Tracktown” will be shown at some film festivals in the future.(30)
"Tracktown"将会在未来显示在一些电影节。

The producers hope it will then be released at theaters around the U.S.(31)
制作方希望它然后将在美国各地影院发布

“Our secret goal is that there will be tour buses in Eugene one day taking you around to the locations where we shot,” Teicher said.(32)
"我们秘密的目标是会有旅游巴士在尤金一天带你四处逛逛去地点在我们射击的地方,"泰歇尔说。

I’m Dan Friedell.(33)
我是丹 Friedell。


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