• Short Summary

    THE WORLD'S BEST SKI-JUMPERS LINED UP YESTERDAY (THURSDAY) FOR THE ANNUAL GERMAN-AUSTRIAN CONTEST AT THE BAVARIAN RESORT OF OBERSTDORF.

  • Description

    THE WORLD'S BEST SKI-JUMPERS LINED UP YESTERDAY (THURSDAY) FOR THE ANNUAL GERMAN-AUSTRIAN CONTEST AT THE BAVARIAN RESORT OF OBERSTDORF. IT WAS WON BY VEIKKO KANKKONEN, THE CRACK FINN WHO WAS MAKING A COMEBACK.

    AS USUAL, EACH COMPETITOR HAD TO MAKE TWO JUMPS. KANKKONEN, WHOSE AIRLINE EXPLOITS HAVE LED TO HIS BEING KNOWN AS A DARE-DEVIL, SOARED 72 AND 73 METERS, JUST MANAGING TO HOLD OFF NEUENDORF, THE EAST GERMAN STAR. SURPRISE OF THE DAY WAS THE PERFORMANCE BY BALFANZ, OF MINNEAPOLIS, WHO FINISHED FIFTH DESPITE CRASHING ON ONE OF HIS JUMPS.

    86 SKI-JUMPERS, FROM 15 NATIONS, COMPETED.

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    Film ID:
    VLVADYCQXY03OVT35O7YTQ16I2B4M
    Media URN:
    VLVADYCQXY03OVT35O7YTQ16I2B4M
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    31/12/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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