Dublin had its first display of water ski-ing, October 21, when a crowd of 50,000 saw Irish, British and Continental water-skiers in action.
T.G.V. THE BRITISH TEAM SKI-ING.
S.V.PAN ONE MEMBER ENTERS THE WATER, HEAD FIRST.
S.V.PAN THE CHEF ON SKIS (A MEMBER OF THE IRISH TEAM.)
S.V. THE CHEF FALLS IN (HIS GOOSE IS COOKED)
L.V.PAN THE IRISH TEAM SKI PAST AND ONE FALLS.
S.C.U. TWO SPECTATORS.
L.V.PAN MAX SALIC ATTEMPTING A LONG JUMP AND FAILS.
L.V. FLOODLIT SPECTATORS.
S.C.U.PAN A BRITISH TEAM MEMBER ATTEMPTS THE JUMP AND FAILS.
S.T.V. FLOODLIT SPECTATORS.
S.V.PAN MAX SALIC FAILS AGAIN.
L.V.PAN ANOTHER COMPETITOR FAILS THE JUMP.
LV.PAN MAX SALIC SUCCESSFULLY NEGOTIATES THE JUMP.
Initials D.C./CW M.R./P.B.
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Background: Dublin had its first display of water ski-ing, October 21, when a crowd of 50,000 saw Irish, British and Continental water-skiers in action.
They included Marina Doria, 24-year old Swiss and World Woman Champion; European Champion, Max Salic, of Belgium one of the fastest high-speed jumping experts in Europe, and British Champion, Peter Felix.
Drawn by speed boats travelling at more than 30 m.p.h., spectacular figure ski-ing and jumping displays were given on the floodlit River Liffey.