Riding the Gale

Australia, 1987

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In 1978, Genni Batterham contracted Multiple Sclerosis. The battle with this debilitating illness changed the course of Genni’s life and that of her husband, Kim - both individually and as a partnership. This documentary is about Genni’s disability and how she and her husband confronted Multiple Sclerosis and the issues surrounding it.

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Hugh Piper


Genni Batterham

Kim Batterham

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Stormbringer Films

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