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The Will To Fly



The Will To Fly


Wednesday 10 July 8.30pm Channel 039

An intimate portrayal about the life and tumultuous career of Lydia Lassila through world dominance by the Australian aerial ski team. As a young gymnast, Lydia Lassila’s Olympic aspirations were set and then dashed by injuries and missed opportunities. Aerial skiing provided a second chance to realise her dream – and create many new ones. Through an experimental roller-coaster career of guts and perseverance, she turned some major setbacks into fuel for an almighty comeback. Lydia won the 2010 Olympic games with a world record score still held today.