• Short Summary

    AFTER THE END OF THE WORLD WATER-SKI CHAMPIONSHIPS AT VICHY, CENTRAL FRANCE, YESTERDAY (SUNDAY), COMPETITORS AND SPECTATORS WERE ABLE TO WATCH A SPECTACULAR DISPLAY OF WATER SKI-ING IN THE AIR FROM AN INTERNATIONAL CONTINGENT OF PERFORMERS.

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    AFTER THE END OF THE WORLD WATER-SKI CHAMPIONSHIPS AT VICHY, CENTRAL FRANCE, YESTERDAY (SUNDAY), COMPETITORS AND SPECTATORS WERE ABLE TO WATCH A SPECTACULAR DISPLAY OF WATER SKI-ING IN THE AIR FROM AN INTERNATIONAL CONTINGENT OF PERFORMERS.

    KITE-FLYING WATER-SKI-ING IS A SPORT ON ITS OWN -- WITH ITS OWN WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP.THIS WAS NOT THE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP EVENT, BUT IT COUNTED TOWARDS IT.THE HIGH-FLYING WATER SKIERS START AT SEA LEVEL AND, IN VERY MUCH THE SAME WAY AS AN AEROPLANE, WHEN THEY BUILD UP ENOUGH SPEED UP THEY SOAR.ONCE I THE AIR THE SKIS ARE JETTISONED.STYLE IS ALL IMPORTANT IN THE AIR, BUT THERE IS NO ROOM FOR MISTAKES.

    AMONG THOSE TAKING PART WERE COMPETITORS FROM THE UNITED STATES, THE NETHERLANDS, ITALY, AND VENEZUELA.

    SYNOPSIS: VICHY, CENTRAL FRANCE, WHERE YESTERDAY (SUNDAY) FOLLOWING THE END OF THE WATER-BOUND WORLD WATER-SKI CHAMPIONSHIPS, A RATHER MORE UNUSUAL EVENT TOOK PLACE: WATERS SKIERS FLYING ON KITES.ALTHOUGH THIS WAS NOT HE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP FOR THE HIGH-FLYING WATER-SKIERS, POINTS TOWARDS THE CHAMPIONSHIP WERE AWARDED.HER JURGENS OF THE NETHERLANDS, SHOWS HIS FLYING STYLE.

    FROM THE UNITED STATES, MR.S TIBADOM, SHOWS THAT IF THE MEN CAN DO IT, THE WOMEN CAN DO IT ALSO.POINTS ARE AWARDED FOR STYLE, AND IN THE AIR THERE IS NO ROOM FOR A MISTAKE.

    ANOTHER COMPETITOR, THOMAS FROM VENEZUELA.THOMAS SHOWED HIMSELF TO BE A REAL EXPERT.OUR FILM SHOWS THE COMPETITORS IN MID-FLIGHT.IN ORDER TO GET AIRBORNE THEY START ON WATER-SKIES.WHEN THEY HAVE SUFFICIENT SPEED THEY SOAR INTO THE AIR AND JETTISON THE SKIS.

    THIS COMPETITORS FROM ITALY.WITH COMPETITORS COMING FROM AS FAR APART AS VENEZUELA AND ITALY THIS SPECTACULAR SPORT SEEMS TO BE GAINING POPULARITY.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAD7UETVQMO0BG11K82BSDW8THB
    Media URN:
    VLVAD7UETVQMO0BG11K82BSDW8THB
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/09/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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