International stuntman Matt Mingay releases tell-all and emotional documentary ‘Mingay: Challenge Accepted’
Matt Mingay’s highly anticipated tell-all documentary, ‘Mingay: Challenge Accepted’, had its worldwide premiere tonight at Westfield Coomera Event Cinemas to an audience of motorsport stars, industry names and close family and friends.
The empowering documentary produced by Brad Day from DEFY Productions, covers Mingay’s childhood stories, his career as a professional athlete and stuntman to his incredible fight for survival after his Stadium Super Trucks accident on June 4 2016 in Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Never before seen footage is released, documenting how the accident happened with the use of 3D modelling and insights from his fellow racers, his loving and supportive wife Sheena Mingay, along with the healthcare workers that were on the ground.
The confronting and heartfelt documentary also looks at Mingay’s lengthy recovery back in Australia and the reconstruction of livelihoods which were originally torn apart by the accident.
The passionate and emotional scenes of the remarkable story played out in the cinema in front of 150 invited guests, including industry personnel, Australian motorsport stars, family and friends.
Motorsport guests on the evening included Supercars Champion and seven-time Bathurst 1000 winner Craig Lowndes, Bathurst 1000 winner Paul Morris, Supercars Champion and two-time Bathurst 1000 winner Russell Ingall, two-time Dakar winner Toby Price, Supercars driver Brodie Kostecki, Supercars driver Todd Hazelwood, Super2 driver Broc Feeney, Super3 driver Nash Morris, as well as Mingay’s full Stuntz Inc team.
Mingay was joined by his wife Sheena on stage at the film’s conclusion for an open and raw Q and A with the media and guests, running through the rollercoaster journey that transpired in the documentary.
‘Mingay Challenge Accepted’ is inspiring and motivating to a broad audience, demonstrating his ability to fight for survival.
The documentary is now available worldwide online following the exclusive premiere.
WHERE TO WATCH
To find the documentary, simply search for ‘Mingay Challenge Accepted’ on streaming platforms.
The website will be updated regularly as the movie is available on further platforms.
MATT MINGAY QUOTES
“It feels so good to be able to share my journey via ‘Mingay: Challenge Accepted’ with everyone here tonight, we’ve worked so hard with Brad [Day] over the last few years to produce the documentary,” said Mingay.
“This is an emotional time for me and my family to share my story and to see it up on the big screen is just unreal.
“My journey shows the raw emotions both physically and mentally through a fight that I was determined to win at all costs. I faced a struggle every day to find myself again, to be strong for my family and to get back to doing what I love.
“So many of our friends, family and motorsport mates were here to show their support and it was great to see all of them.
“After the accident they were all sending their well wishes and I knew I had them by my side through the whole saga, so it means a lot to have had so many of them here tonight.
“We’ve poured so much blood and sweat into ‘Mingay: Challenge Accepted’ – we’re so proud of the end result and hope that it inspires those that have had a traumatic experience that you can overcome it.”