Torchlight Media

Being Frank



Short documentary featuring Australia’s oldest living Olympian.
LOGLINE: Escaping war-torn Europe, Frank Prihoda finds peace in the beauty of the Australian Snowy Mountains.

Frank Prihoda (born 8 July 1921) is an Australian former alpine skier who competed in the 1956 Winter Olympics.
Along with his sister, and fellow Olympic skier, Sasha Nekvapil and her husband Karel, he defected from Czechoslovakia in 1948 and emigrated to Australia. There, they started one of the first ski-lodge businesses in Thredbo, New South Wales.

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