• Short Summary

    For years, sportsmen have used machines in training to throw baseballs at aspiring young batter and tennis balls at those with hopes of making Wimbledon.

  • Description

    1.
    GV Goalie dealing with pucks fired from machine (2 shots)
    0.10

    2.
    SCU Inventor Boni speaks.
    0.29

    3.
    MV Boni explains machine to reporter
    0.38

    4.
    SV Netminder saving goals
    0.48


    "It'll shoot as rapid as one a second to three to five seconds... whatever the goalie wants and at speeds I'm sure up to 140 miles an hour. I haven't tested it, it maybe more. It can go from 20 miles an hour up to that top speed."




    Initials SGM/1700 SGM/1706


    SPORT: ICE HOCKEY

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: For years, sportsmen have used machines in training to throw baseballs at aspiring young batter and tennis balls at those with hopes of making Wimbledon.

    Now, with the rapid growth of ice hockey in the United States, an inventor named Orlando Boni has come up with a device to train ice hockey goalkeepers.

    It can fire pucks at the goalie from any elevation and any angle, and at varying speeds, as Boni explains...

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4OHTE0WQD6FEB0E5PEPN008KE
    Media URN:
    VLVA4OHTE0WQD6FEB0E5PEPN008KE
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/02/1973
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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