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Football Town: Barrow, Alaska will follow a high school team located in the remotest of regions as they try to win their school's first state championship. Featuring amazing shots of Alaska it introduces us to the town of Barrow, where the local team, the Whalers, plays football on a field sandwiched between a frozen lagoon and the Arctic Ocean. "There are no roads in, and life is lived below zero," says the narrator. "But in Barrow, Alaska, football offers a ray of hope."
The incredible journey of Alaska's Barrow High School Football team and what it takes to play football at the top of the world.
As the summer sun finally begins to set, The Barrow Whalers face the gauntlet of Hell Week in preparation for their first game.
Because of its location, 500 miles north of the Arctic Circle, its all about the love of the game for the Barrow High School football team.
As game day approaches, the team is dealt a crippling blow. Despite the challenges, Coach Houston continues to lead his stunned team of underclassmen.
Barrow experiences an unusually fierce fall storm that shakes up the entire town, forcing one Whaler team member and his family to fight to save their home.
As the Whalers end their run of home games with a disappointing record, the team hits the road. But flying the entire team out of Barrow presents another set of challenges they must overcome.
Despite notching key wins on the road, the Barrow Whalers must keep it up or risk elimination, as their playoff hopes rest on the final game.
Late November creeps toward Barrow, bringing with it months of winter gloom. The team looks to keep their season going to stave off the depressing darkness and bring light in the form of a championship win.
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