Haru Urara, a Japanese racehorse, became a national icon after enduring a losing streak of epic proportions. Dubbed "The Shining Star of Losers Everywhere," she was a symbol of perseverance and inspiration during a time of economic crisis.
Mickey Duzyj is an artist and filmmaker whose credits include the animated sequences in the ESPN 30 for 30 feature You Don’t Know Bo, as well as the animation for Nike/Wieden+Kennedy’s “Make a Statement” Olympics campaign for the U.S. men’s basketball team. His directorial debut was the Emmy-nominated ESPN animated short The Perfect 18 (2014), about an IT manager’s perfect game of Putt-Putt golf. Duzyj lives and works in Brooklyn, New York.