A moment in the Sun

Director: Leslie Ortabasi, Oktay Ortabasi

70 min, USA, 2020

Age restriction: 0+

Genre: Documentary

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«A Moment in the Sun» – About a four seated solar tandem bicycle competes in the 1986 Solar World Championships.

In the early days of solar vehicle racing one of the most unlikely competitors was a Turkish nuclear physicist living in Australia named Ugur Ortabasi. He designed a four-seated solar powered tandem bicycle only a mother could love but in true underdog fashion it would go on to win the 1986 World Championships of Solar Vehicles. The story behind this unlikely victory was anything but sunshine and smooth sailing.