Are You Tougher Than Your Ancestors?

Season 1

Season 1, Episode 3 (The Big Match!)

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In 1932, 9 year old Lennie Gwyther and his pony Ginger Mick travelled 1,000 kilometres from South Gippsland to Sydney to see the opening of the Sydney Harbour Bridge. Can Gracey and Mikey complete 24 hours of his journey?

Season 1, Episode 8 (Kadli - The Big Match)

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In 1832, 13 year old Kadli was chosen as the best player of the match during a Kaurna game of Parntu. Can our modern footballers Ray Ray and Jaikye match his skills to win the best and fairest title?

Season 1, Episode 2 (Olympia!)

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Former world record holder Wilhelmina "Mina" Wylie, along with friend Fanny Durack, were Australia's first female Olympians, swimming their way to victory at the 1912 Stockholm Games. Can Sienna and Paige beat Mina's time?

Season 1, Episode 1 (Kernewek Lowender!)

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In 1898 13 year old Cornish miner Robert Richards worked full time, attended night school, did chores and raced billy carts! Can Jack and Makayla finish all his jobs and still make it to the Moonta Goat Cart championships?

Season 1, Episode 10 - Dai Gum San! Bendigo Easter Festival

3.0 7 x
9 year old Christina Tie performed in Bendigo's famous Easter Parade in 1889. Can Avie and Alyssa learn the skills they need to put on a show that delights the crowd?

Season 1, Episode 9 - Milk Run!

3.0 7 x
In 1940s Melbourne, teenage milkman Conway Tighe got up in the early hours every morning to harness his horse and complete his milk deliveries on time. Will Jeffrin and Harry match his dedication and get the job done?

Season 1, Episode 7 - James Craig - Plane Sailing!

4.0 8 x
In 1912, 14 year old sailor Douglas Bull was awarded the rank of 'Ordinary Seaman' by his ship's Captain. Can Stella and Caitlin prove they have what it takes to match Douglas' achievement?

Season 1, Episode 6 - Rollerskating - Dancing On Wheels!

3.0 16 x
12 year old artistic roller skater Tammy Bryant trained hard to master the routines that won her the 1989 Australian National Championship. Can Charli and Matthew learn the signature moves that made Tammy a champion?

Season 1, Episode 5 (Cameleers - The Original 'ghan' Trains)

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In the early 1900s, teenage Afghan Aboriginal cameleer, William Satour, guided his father's camel train through some of Australia's toughest country. Can Ezekiel and Nathaniel deliver their cargo safely and on time?

Season 1, Episode 4 (Lennie The Legend)

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In 1850, 12 year old Thekla Staude regularly trekked 26 kilometres from her home in Hahndorf village to sell her handmade produce at market in Adelaide. Will Maeve and Harper complete the long walk to market to make a sale?