• Short Summary

    EQUIPPED WITH CRASH HELMETS AND PLENTY OF NERVE, COMPETITORS IN THE THIRD GERMAN MOTOR-CYCLE CHAMPIONSHIPS ROARED AWAY ON A HAIR RAISING COURSE RECENTLY.

  • Description

    1.
    CU MAN WITH CRASH HELMET.
    0.01

    2.
    SV MAN STARTS UP MOTOR-CYCLE.
    0.03

    3.
    CU GIRL WITH HELMET.
    0.05

    4.
    SV START OF MOTOR-CYCLES & SKIERS
    0.11

    5.
    SV PAN...SKIERS PAST.
    0.16

    6.
    SV SKIERS TOWARDS, BIKE FALLS OVER.
    0.21

    7.
    SV ONE SKIER PAST
    0.25

    8.
    SV PAN...ANOTHER SKIER PAST
    0.27

    9.
    CU MOTOR-CYCLE AND SKIER
    0.30

    10.
    LV SKIER & MOTOR-CYCLE TOWARDS CROWD
    0.32

    11.
    SV MOTOR-CYCLE & SKIER ON GROUND
    0.34

    12.
    SV TWO MOTOR-CYCLES PAST, SKIER FALLS
    0.39

    13.
    CU CROWD
    0.41

    14.
    CU FEET OF SKIER
    0.43

    15.
    SV MOTOR-CYCLE & GIRL SKIER
    0.45

    16.
    LV MAN WITH FINISHING FLAG
    0.47

    17.
    BV SKIER FINISHES
    0.49

    18.
    CU CROWD
    0.50

    19.
    CU WINNERS.
    0.53



    Initials DR/S/JH/GH


    SPORT: MOTOR-CYCLE SKI RACING

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    Background: EQUIPPED WITH CRASH HELMETS AND PLENTY OF NERVE, COMPETITORS IN THE THIRD GERMAN MOTOR-CYCLE CHAMPIONSHIPS ROARED AWAY ON A HAIR RAISING COURSE RECENTLY.

    THIS NOVEL SPORT ORIGINATED IN SCANDINAVIA WHERE HORSES WERE USED TO TOW THE SKIERS.NOW THE RACE HAS BEEN BROUGHT UP TO DATE AND MOTOR-CYCLES ARE USED.

    THE RACE IS A TENSE TEST OF CO-ORDINATION BETWEEN THE RIDER AND THE SKIER.BOTH HAVE THEIR PROBLEMS - THE SKIER HAS TO KEEP UPRIGHT AND THE RIDER KEEP HIS SEAT.THE WINNING PAIR MANAGED BOTH, BUT BEFORE THE FINISH OF THE RACE, THERE WERE PLENTY OF FALLS AND NARROW ESCAPES TO THRILL THE LARGE CROWD WATCHING.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAELI4ZA6BO7NFDSBM4WG8926IB
    Media URN:
    VLVAELI4ZA6BO7NFDSBM4WG8926IB
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/02/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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