Sporting Nation

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Sporting Nation

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IF YOU LOVE SPORT, YOU WON'T BE ABLE TO WIPE THE SMILE OFF YOUR FACE

The late sports lover and renowned satirist John Clarke looks at how Australia came to take its sport so seriously and what it means to be a sporting nation.

Featuring interviews with Australian sporting greats including Dawn Fraser, Kieren Perkins, Pat Rafter, Cathy Freeman and Cadel Evans who talk about what they did, how they did it and why any of it matters.

Coaches, journalists, academics and ordinary people contribute to the portrait of Australia as a sporting nation in this thought provoking, unique and hugely entertaining social history that examines the link between sporting performance and a nation’s idea of itself.

Credits

Bruce Permezel
Laura Waters
Andrea DenholmLavinia Riachi
John Clarke
John Clarke
Electric Pictures