Series Classification: G (General Programmes)
Episode 12: Jessie Smith | BMX RACER | Cambridge
Jessie Smith is the world junior BMX champion based in Cambridge, Waikato. She aims to become the fastest Māori on a bike, a goal she is not that far from achieving.
The Outliers is a gritty, unapologetic look at youth from minority backgrounds in New Zealand. From great adversity comes great strength, so the aim of The Outliers is to search out youth who are the standout, the anomaly or the outlier in their community and in New Zealand.
The Outliers meets inspirational youth while also exploring the source of most minority success - the community where they come from!
Fire Fire is a production company run by Alex Bradshaw and Tara Durrant which searches out stories that represent diverse communities and culture. In the last three years, Fire Fire has made mini-documentaries in Kashmir (India), Germany, Malaysia, Australia and New Zealand.
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