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Directed by: Mitch Matthews
Produced by: Imago Holdings


The true story of the European immigrants who came to Australia and opened up and established the Australian ski fields in the New South Wales and Victorian mountains. The families of those who came, tell the remarkable story of the hardships involved and how the first ski races in the world were run in Australia by the Chinese gold diggers. At the centre of the story is Malcom Milne from Myrtleford who was trained by European instructors to go on to win the first world cup race by any Australian skier. (NFSA,

Year: 1984
Category: Documentaries
Country of origin: Australia