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    Water 26 Skiers Race 26 Miles. Sydney, Australia

    L/S Crowds gathered for the start of the marathon ski race in Sydney Harbour. L/S Pan, as the first team run down the beach, the skiers start to put their skis on and a third man of the team gets into the boat. L/S Crowd. L/S As the first team get away. L/S Pan, the skiers going away out into the harbour. L/S Elevated, skiers coming out of Sydney Harbour passing a big liner into the rough water.

    L/S Elevated skiers coming towards and past camera. L/S Speedboats, pan back to the skiers. L/S Skiers coming towards camera. L/S Pan, Jackie Johnson, only girl entry is kneeling on her ski to rest her legs, she stands up again. L/S Skiers coming past liner. Top shot, pan two male skiers. L/S Two skiers coming up to finish. L/S They let go of tow ropes and glide into shore. L/S Actual winners, Charles Courtney and Fred Crofts coming in as they leave go tow ropes and come into the beach they nearly collide. M/S Woman M/S Courtney and Crofts walking up beach. C/U Pan the two winners.

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    British Pathé
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:57:00 / 01:03:06:00
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    Sydney Selection, post-WW2 Marathons Human achievements
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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