• Short Summary

    POLE-VAULTING COMPETITIONS ACROSS THE CANALS IN THE DUTCH PROVINCE OF FRIESLAND ARE AN ANNUAL EVENT.?

  • Description

    POLE-VAULTING COMPETITIONS ACROSS THE CANALS IN THE DUTCH PROVINCE OF FRIESLAND ARE AN ANNUAL EVENT. AS USUAL, IN THIS YEAR'S COMPETITIONS, HELD YESTERDAY (SATURDAY), IT DEPENDED ON THE SKILL OF THE COMPETITOR WHETHER HE -- OR SHE -- ENDED UP WET OR DRY.

    IN THE COMPETITION AT WINSUM, THE CANAL WAS ABOUT 13 METRES (42 FEET) WIDE. THE COMPETITIONS ARE CENTURIES-OLD AND GREW OUT OF FOLK RITUAL.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA36LW9QGF492HSV8C3DDRRYWPF
    Media URN:
    VLVA36LW9QGF492HSV8C3DDRRYWPF
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    21/08/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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