Avicii Releases Inspirational New 'Broken Arrows' Video: Watch

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Avicii performs at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater on May 31, 2014 in Irvine, California. 

Avicii has released an inspiring new video for "Broken Arrows," chronicling an Olympic athlete's comeback story. 

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The Julius Onah-directed video features Zac Brown's country-tinged vocals with Avicii's club-ready production, as a protagonist based on Olympian Dick Fosbury struggles to find success as a high jumper. 

In the video, the lead character struggles with alcoholism, leaving a daughter at home during the days, while he struggles to fulfill his potential on the field as well. Finally, it's his daughter who finally helps him redeem himself and become a world champion with a new style of jumping. 

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The true story of Dick Fosbury that seems to have inspired the video by is likely far less dramatic, but Fosbury did endure criticism as he invented a new jumping technique. It became known as the "Fosbury Flop" and he used it to win a gold medal at the 1968 Olympics, revolutionizing the sport in the process

Watch the video here:


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