Eddie Edwards of Great Britain gives the thumbs up before the 70 metres Ski Jump event during the 1988 Winter Olympic Games in Calgary, Canada. \ Mandatory Credit: Gray Mortimore/Allsport
February 13, 1988 License
Dexter Fletcher, Taron Egerton and Hugh Jackman attends the 'Eddie the Eagle' screening at Kerasotes Showplace ICON on February 16, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois.
February 16, 2016 License
Ski jumper Eddie 'The Eagle' Edwards arrives at London Airport after failing spectacularly in the Winter Olympics ski-jumping competition, 2nd March 1988.
February 01, 2011 License
Eddie Edwards of Great Britain in action during the 90 metres Ski Jump event at the 1988 Winter Olympic Games in Calgary, Canada. Edwards finished in 55th place. \ Mandatory Credit: David Cannon/Allsport
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February 17, 2016 License
Ski Jumper Eddie Edwards of Great Britain poses for the camera during a feature in his home town of Cheltenham, England. \ Mandatory Credit: Allsport UK /Allsport
January 01, 1900 License
Michael Edwards 'Eddie The Eagle' attends the Spectacle Wearer Of the year Awards at 8 Northumberland Avenue on October 7, 2014 in London, England.
October 07, 2014 License
Former Olympian Eddie 'The Eagle' Edwards attends a show jumping event on day 2 of the Four Hills Tournament Ski Jumping event at Schattenberg-Schanze on December 29, 2013 in Oberstdorf, Germany.
December 29, 2013 License
Unusual portrait of former Olympian Eddie the Eagle Edwards hanging on the side of a building while being supported by a harness and cables. Cheltenham, England 6/5/2000
Britain's Eddie Edwards; spectacularly last in ski jumping at Calgary Olympics; leaps tall buildings in a single bound while on visit to Toronto yesterday.