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8 May 1985 (USA) See more »
The true story of the first U.S. men's skiing gold medal winner. Bill Johnson is a cocky young adult who dreams of being on the U.S... See more » | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order)

Anthony Edwards ... Bill Johnson

Sarah Jessica Parker ... Maggie

Deborah Van Valkenburgh ... Kimberly
Wayne Northrop ... Coach Lider

Dennis Weaver ... Wally Johnson

Ed Bishop ... Sanders

David Lema ... Perlmutter

Jean-Marc Barr ... Scott
Sam DeFazio ... Faulstich
Dan Pinto ... Montana
Roman Muller ... Hans Wiener
Paul Sinclair ... Jed
Michael John Paliotti ... Buddy Gilmore
William Berger ... Stuart
Vicko Ruic ... Yorgy
Venantino Venantini ... Freidmeyer
Karlo Metikos ... Elvis Presley
Todd Duckworth ... Craig

Christianne Hirt ... Cindy
Tom Heaton ... Police Sergeant
Don MacKay ... Mailman / Harry
Terry David Mulligan ... Announcer

Directed by
Don Taylor 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Elizabeth A. Bardsley  story
Maxwell Pitt  story
Maxwell Pitt  teleplay

Produced by
Gary M. Goodman .... producer
Judith A. Polone .... executive producer
Barry Rosen .... executive producer
Barry Rosen .... producer
Original Music by
J.A.C. Redford 
Cinematography by
Robert C. Jessup  (as Robert Jessup)
Cristiano Pogany 
Film Editing by
Charles Coleman  (as Charles V. Coleman)
Tom Stevens 
Art Direction by
Aurelio Crugnola 
Set Decoration by
Kimberley Richardson 
Sound Department
Larry Sutton .... location sound mixer
Bruno Confortola .... stunt skier
Manfred Gschneider .... stunt skier
John Scott .... stunt coordinator: Vancouver unit
Chris Torgerson .... stunt skier
Camera and Electrical Department
Adolfo Bartoli .... camera operator
Chris Helcermanas-Benge .... still photographer
Kim Takal .... camera operator
Christopher Woods .... camera operator
Music Department
Tom Villano .... music editor
Other crew
Joe Jay Jalbert .... technical advisor
Skates Naiman .... coordinator: Los Angeles (as Sandra V. Naiman)
Kim Takal .... technical advisor

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104 min
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1.33 : 1 See more »
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