Scratched: Aotearoa's Lost Sporting Legends - Season 2

Scratched: Aotearoa's Lost Sporting Legends - Season 2

Scratched: Aotearoa's Lost Sporting Legends - Season 2

Forgotten sports stars from Aotearoa's past are given their rightful place back in the spotlight in this New Zealand docuseries.

2021New Zealand
DocumentarySport

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Episode 1

One morning in 1978, 15-year-old Meda McKenzie got in the Cook Strait in Wellington and started swimming. Just over 12 hours later, she arrived in the South Island. It was just the first in a... MORE series of incredible long-distance swims.

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Episode 2

At a US college track and field meet in 1974, New Zealand long jumper Tuariki Delamere did something that had never been done in competition before - a somersault.

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Episode 3

The star of the 1990 Commonwealth Games was a young New Zealand gymnast who won gold. But Nikki Jenkins wasn't our only gymnastic champion that year - this is the story of Angela Walker, New... MORE Zealand's forgotten gold medallist.

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Episode 4

From being barred from competing in apartheid-era South Africa to being embraced by his adopted country of New Zealand, Precious McKenzie's story is one of perseverance, and the importance of knowing your value.

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Episode 5

New Zealand has only had a handful of double internationals, athletes who've represented the country in two different sports. But in the 1950s, Jane Tehira represented New Zealand in three - basketball, softball and hockey.

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Episode 6

In the late 1980s, teenage skateboarder Lee Ralph had the world at his feet. But right when he seemed poised to start dominating the sport, he was kicked out of the US - and out... MORE of the limelight for good.