Deaf. Defiant. Determined. Inspired by the life of UFC athlete, Matt Hamill, The Hammer depicts the struggles and successes of what it takes to become a champion, on and off the mat. Raised among those with the ability to hear, Matt finds himself as an outsider not only among the hearing but also among the deaf community. Through sheer determination, he fights his way to a national collegiate championship, and becomes an inspirational force to both hearing and deaf alike. He defied the odds. He chased a dream. He became a champion.
-Interview with Matt Hamill and a look behind the scenes
-Writer, producer, director commentary