“The Great Australian Campdraft” is a Documentary that reveals a world rarely seen by outsiders. A place where people travel vast distances to meet and compete in a thrilling contest that’s unique to Australia. From the National Finals in Blackall to a special look at the history of Campdrafting with Ashley McKay on historic “Torres Park”. The story continues in the mighty arenas of “Paradise Lagoons” and comes to an action packed finale at “The Warwick Gold Cup”. The air is thick with red dust and pounding hooves as Campdrafting shows us Australia’s legendary bush riders are alive and well and still living the dream. Shot in stunning locations from the Outback to the East Coast, this beautifully crafted documentary is full of colour, drama and action, and will appeal to all those who love the real Australia
The DVD main feature is 52 minutes long and contains material never seen before. Now you can see the film exactly as the makers intended, with all the colour, interviews and stories that surround this extraordinary sport.
Included on the disc are four Bonus Special Features.
Uki Draft is a snapshot into the gorgeous regions in northern New South Wales and the fantastic campdraft that runs beneath the towering slopes of Mount Warning.
The Helmet Camera, worn by Damien Curr, puts you in the driver's seat on a Campdrafting run. The first ever rider to wear a helmet Camera, watch as Damien does a perfect run, then get a unique view as Damien chases Ben Hall around the course.
The Historical footage is something quite extraordinary. Filmed in 1935, in colour at Logan Downs Station near Clermont, Queensland. Fred Fairbairn and his camera have left a legacy that you can enjoy in full in the Bonus Features Section of this DVD.
The Timelapse section is a pure and simple celebration of the beautiful campdrafting landscape. Blackall, Torres Park and Paradise Lagoons all unfold in glorious colour.