In a qualifying competition with a distance far below world levels he a British record which he was automatically set for the participation in Calgary.
Because he had missed in his actual discipline, downhill skiing, 1984 close the qualification, summarily moved Edwards to the ski jumping and could this step four years later in the new sport of the dream meet, to go to the Olympics. After his miserable performance, the International Olympic Committee issued the so-called Eddie the Eagle rule, a rule stating that only athletes, who had proved before in international competition against foreign competition, allowed competing at the Olympic Games in 1990.
Dexter has directed at Eddie the Eagle. Appeared as a producer includes Matthew, with whom Taron already Kingsman: the secret service had turned.