A new type of winter sport - ski-bobbing - was seen for the first time at Cortina D'Ampezzo, Italy, Feb 26.
GV Snowcapped hills at Cortina.
LV Contestants and people.
LV Contestants going up to start pan No.6. Weichhart of Australia.
SV PAN..No.13, Jaeger of West Germany.
SV PAN..competitor away.
CU PAN..No.19, Riedl of West Germany, to back view.
LV Contestant finishing.
SV PAN..No.23, rest of Australia.
LV Over spectators, contestant racing.
LV PAN..No.25 (winner) Albino Burger of Italy.
GV Winner finishing.
LV PAN..No.55, Brenter of Austria.
SV People watch.
SV Winner being congratulated.
SPORT: SKI-BOB RACING
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Background: A new type of winter sport - ski-bobbing - was seen for the first time at Cortina D'Ampezzo, Italy, Feb 26. The ski-bob is something like a bicycle with skis instead of wheels. It is steered like a bicycle, but has no means of propelling itself.
In the Cortina Ski Club event, the countries taking part were - Australia, Germany, Yugoslavia and Italy. On this course, falls were the rule rather than the exception. The winner was Albino Burger (of Italy), and in second place was Erich Brenter (of Austria).