• Short Summary

    After exacting training sessions, only twenty-nine of a scheduled sixty international competitors lined up for the start of the five-nation 3,600 metre ski-bob race at Garmisch Partenkirchen, Austria, February 3.

  • Description

    1.
    MV Competitor (Mikolsen USA) on ski-bob.
    0.03

    2.
    CV Adjusts goggles.
    0.06

    3.
    MV Away down slope.
    0.11

    4.
    MV PAN.. No. 28 (Tom USA.) en route.
    0.15

    5.
    SV Head on and follow No. 22 (Hasenberger Austria).
    0.20

    6.
    SV No. 39 (Rauscher - Germany) en route.
    0.26

    7.
    MV No. 46 (Lohle-Switzerland) adjusts goggles prior to start.
    0.30

    8.
    SV Lohle away.
    0.34

    9.
    SV Luchi (Italy) on bumpy ride and spill.
    0.45

    10.
    SV PAN.. No. 36 (Stasser-Germany).
    0.51

    11.
    SV PAN.. No. 45 (Strixner-Germany) on bumpy ride.
    0.58

    12.
    SV Babanek (Germany) has spill.
    1.03

    13.
    SV PAN.. No. 41 (Knoblanch-Germany) on the move.
    1.09

    14.
    SV PAN.. No. 57 (Brenter-Austria) on the move.
    1.14

    15.
    GV Follow of No. 2 to finishing point.
    1.21

    16.
    MV Spectators applaud.
    1.23

    17.
    MV Brenter, of Austria congratulated by fellow competitor.
    1.25

    18.
    CU Winner.
    1.28



    Initials TDH/V/JF/AS


    SPORT: SKI-BOB RACING

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: After exacting training sessions, only twenty-nine of a scheduled sixty international competitors lined up for the start of the five-nation 3,600 metre ski-bob race at Garmisch Partenkirchen, Austria, February 3.

    Thrills and spills abounded as contestants skimmed over the hard packed snow on ski-bobs -- similar in shape to a bicycle, but with skis replacing wheels.

    Erich Brenter of Austria was the winner with a time of 3 minutes 30 seconds. Countries represented; Austria; Germany; Italy, Switzerland and the USA.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVABVYMRE6PLZ748IBQ0AO6GC7W0
    Media URN:
    VLVABVYMRE6PLZ748IBQ0AO6GC7W0
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/02/1960
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MP4
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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