VISNEWS filmed the thrilling two day Hahnenkamm Alpine Combination ski race on the snowy slopes of Kitzbuehel, Austrian Tyrol, Jan 17-18th.
GV Scenic shot of Alps.
BV Skiers walking.
SV Skiers walking towards pan over to general view of Alps.
LV Crowds lining course.
CU No.2. Anderl Molterer at start.
BV No.2. towards pan to beck view downhill.
LV No.2. towards and finish of race.
CU Anderl Molterer posing at finish of race (winner).
CU No.4. Karl Schranz at start.
SV No.4. towards and pan to back view.
LV Pan to back view No.4. down slopes.
LV Towards No.4. and finish of race.
CU Woman in crowd watching.
CU No. 6 Buddy Werner at start.
SV Towards and pan to back view No. 6.
LV Towards No.6. topples over.
SV No.6. towards and pan to back view.
LV No.6. coming in and finish of race.
CU Of No.6. (Werner).
CU Of winner No.2. Anderl Molterer posing for camera.
GV Crowds watching.
LV Men's downhill race No.2 Buddy Werner towards.
LV Towards and finish of race.
SV Werner posing.
LV Television cameras.
GV Roger Staub No.3. towards pan to back view.
CU Excited woman.
LV Towards Roger Staub and finish of race.
CU Roger Staub.
GV Crowd watching.
GV No.9. Anderl Molterer downhill and towards
LV Anderl Molterer and finish of race.
SV The above posing for camera.
CU Winner of downhill race Buddy Werner.
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Background: VISNEWS filmed the thrilling two day Hahnenkamm Alpine Combination ski race on the snowy slopes of Kitzbuehel, Austrian Tyrol, Jan 17-18th. The Hahnenkamm is one the World's greatest ski races open to all World class racers from every country, 83 racers from 15 countries participated in this years event. Weather was fine--course fast--snow conditions good, in fact perfect for the high speed action to come.
Downhill event Jan 17 was won by American Bud Werner in 2 mins 33.4 secs. Second was Roger Staub (Switzerland) and third Austria's karl Schranz. High speeds were attained during the race. Competitors jumped through the 'Mouse Trap' at speeds over 60 m.p.h.
Winner of the Mens Slalom event Jan 13 was Anderl Molterer of Austria, the eventual winner of the two day Combination with a total of 1.37 points. An Austrian has won the Hahnenkamm Combination for the past 34 years. First four places in the Slalom were filled by Austrian Bud Werner, winner of the Downhill race crashed during his second run.
Second place in the Hahnenkamm Combination was gained by E. Zimmerman (Austria) 3.56 points and third J. Vuarnet of France with 4.51 points.