• Short Summary

    AUSTRALIAN KEN WARBY WHO YESTERDAY BROKE HIS OWN WATER SPEED RECORD WITH A RUN OF 317 MILES PER HOUR (APPRX 500 KILOMETRES PER HOUR) HAD THE DAY BEFORE DAMAGED HIS BOAT BY ATTEMPTING TO RUN THE RECORD ON CHOPPY WATER IN GUSTY WIND CONDITIONS.

  • Description

    AUSTRALIAN KEN WARBY WHO YESTERDAY BROKE HIS OWN WATER SPEED RECORD WITH A RUN OF 317 MILES PER HOUR (APPRX 500 KILOMETRES PER HOUR) HAD THE DAY BEFORE DAMAGED HIS BOAT BY ATTEMPTING TO RUN THE RECORD ON CHOPPY WATER IN GUSTY WIND CONDITIONS. ON THAT DAY HE MADE A RUN OF 197 MILES PER HOUR, BUT HIS BOAT TOOK SUCH A POUNDING THAT HE DAMAGED THE TAIL IN TWO PLACES. YESTERDAY HOWEVER, AFTER REPAIRS, HE RETURNED TO THE WATER AND BECAME THE FIRST MAN TO BREAK THE 100 MILE AN HOUR BARRIER.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4VDX01RT7EBS3C61BADFJQ1EH
    Media URN:
    VLVA4VDX01RT7EBS3C61BADFJQ1EH
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/10/1978
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:03:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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