• Short Summary

    WITH BRITAIN SHIVERING UNDER SUB-ZERO TEMPERATURES, MEMBERS OF THE BRITISH WATER SKIING CLUB HAVE FOUND A NEW "WINTER SPORT" - AND A NEW WAY OF KEEPING WARM.

  • Description

    WITH BRITAIN SHIVERING UNDER SUB-ZERO TEMPERATURES, MEMBERS OF THE BRITISH WATER SKIING CLUB HAVE FOUND A NEW "WINTER SPORT" - AND A NEW WAY OF KEEPING WARM. THEY HAVE STARTED SKIING OVER FROZEN RUISLIP LIDO, NEAR LONDON, ON THEIR WATER SKIS.

    AMONG THOSE TAKING PART YESTERDAY (SUNDAY) WAS M.JEAN PIERRE DELCUVE OF NAMUR, BELGIUM, A EUROPEAN WATER SKI CHAMPION. HE TRIED "TWISTING" AND JUMPING WHILE BEING TOWED ALONG BY A LAND ROVER. IT WAS THE FIRST TIME HE HAD ATTEMPTED THIS - ON ICE.

    APART FROM SKIING, THE LIDO WAS ALSO THE SCENE OF ICE-HOCKEY, SLEDGING AND ICE-SKATING.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA70WW793E162E8UFDDUJBO9QNF
    Media URN:
    VLVA70WW793E162E8UFDDUJBO9QNF
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/01/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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