By: Kat Harlton
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If you’re a sports lover, but like a little romance too, then our ‘5 Hallmark Movies For Sports Lovers’ list is just for you!
Love On The Sidelines
Laurel Welk is an out of work aspiring fashion designer who lands a job as a personal assistant to superstar quarterback Danny Holland. Holland’s been sidelined with an injury and the last thing he wants is a female assistant, particularly one who knows nothing about football. But the two opposites strike a bargain and agree to work together on a trial basis. While Laurel struggles to master her job, knowing she’s in way over her head, Danny struggles to maintain his star image even though he’s concerned his injury might impact his career. Things get even more complicated when employer and employee start to notice there’s more to the other than meets the eye… and what they find is love on the sidelines.
The Perfect Catch
When her high school boyfriend, a superstar baseball player, returns to town, a single-parent finds the inspiration to reinvent her struggling diner… and revisits the past to find something even better for the future. Stars Nikki Deloach and Andrew Walker
Love On Ice
Former figure skating champion, Emily James, now 27 years old and considered a relic in the world of figure skating, gets an improbable shot to reclaim skating glory when a young coach sees greatness in her. Together, they find their love of skating goes far beyond the ice. Stars Julie Berman, Andrew Walker and Gail O’Grady.
Love On The Slopes
NYC-based copy editor, Alex, is sent to Ridgeline Resort, an extreme sports outpost, to write a story for a travel writing competition. At first, she fails at everything – much to the chagrin of Cole, an extreme sports enthusiast who thinks this city girl should head back to New York. But when Alex offers to assist Cole with his local arts festival, he reluctantly obliges to be her guide as she faces her fears doing one extreme sport after the next. Stars Katrina Bowden and Thomas Beaudoin.
Fourteen years after a tragic accident, former Olympic figure skater Amy Clayton agrees to coach a young student, embarking on a journey of self-healing. Stars Jessica Cauffiel and Shelley Long.