What's the Difference between Eddie the Eagle; My Story the Book and Eddie the Eagle the Movie?


Eddie the Eagle; My Story

Released: 2016
Author: Eddie Edwards

Eddie the Eagle

Released: 2016
Director: Dexter Fletcher
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Eddie Edwards
Eddie Edwards
Portrayed by: Taron Egerton
Duncan Edwards
This Character does not appear.
Liz Edwards
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This Character does not appear.
Bronson Peary
Portrayed by: Hugh Jackman
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Warren Sharp
Portrayed by: Christopher Walken
Matti Nykanen
Matti Nykanen
Portrayed by: Edvin Endre
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   During his three years in Italy working Eddie acted as a popular unofficial skiing instructor. Eddie is never shown as a skiing instructor.
   Eddie has lots of attention from the press upon his arrival at Calgary due to his competition in Europe and setting British jumping records. Eddie doesn't receive much attention until he completes his first jump and hops around in glee in the landing area.
   Today newspaper offered Eddie $10,000 for a photo of him with his girl friend, but he turned them down because of a news blackout he agreed to. No girl friend, no news blackout on Eddie.
   Eddie is sponsored by Fred Coombes, 5000 pounds. Eddie never receives any sponsorship prior to the Olympics.
   Eddie had a knee infection at age 11 with required numerous casts on his leg and 4 months in the hospital. Eddie is shown with a leg brace on his left leg for a period of time for an unspecified injury/condition.
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