• Short Summary

    Great jumps and great falls at English Open Water Skiing Championship at Sonning.

  • Description

    Sonning, Berkshire.

    GV. Lance Callingham competing in slalom during English Open Water Ski Championship in Sonning, Berkshire. SV. Princess Margaret and her husband Lord Snowdon arriving in their boat. GV. Pan, Joan Heaton being towed towards the ski ramp. LV. Pan as she takes off over the ramp and lands but loses her balance and falls over. LV. Pan as Ann Wilton, the eventual winner, goes over the ramp and lands perfectly. GV. One of the girl competitors hits a large wave and somersaults into the water. SV. Crowd. LV. Pan, contestant No 17 Aubrey Sheen, goes over the ramp and lands and almost loses his balance but recovers well. GV. Pan, another water skier goes over the ramp and makes a good jump. LV. Pan as male competitor is towed to the ramp. GV. He goes over and makes a good landing. SV. Princess Margaret sitting in her boat smoking a cigarette. LV. Pan, contestant No 27 David Walling goes over the ramp and lands badly and falls over. GV. Contestant No 22 Tony McCleary is towed towards the ramp. LV. Pan as McCleary, the winner of the ski jumping, goes over the ramp and lands. GV. Crowd. SV. Lord Snowdon presents Lance Callingham with trophy. SV. Crowd applauding. LV. Pan as competitor goes over ramp, loses balance in mid air and hits the water with legs splayed wide. LV. Pan David Christie goes over the ramp and turns completely upside down landing on his back in the water.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:02:00 / 01:03:25:00

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