• Short Summary

    EQUIPPED WITH CRASH HELMETS AND PLENTY OF NERVE, COMPETITORS IN THE THIRD GERMAN MOTOR-CYCLE CHAMPIONSHIPS ROARED AWAY ON A HAIR RAISING COURSE RECENTLY.

  • Description

    EQUIPPED WITH CRASH HELMETS AND PLENTY OF NERVE, COMPETITORS IN THE THIRD GERMAN MOTOR-CYCLE CHAMPIONSHIPS ROARED AWAY ON A HAIR RAISING COURSE RECENTLY.

    THIS NOVEL SPORT ORIGINATED IN SCANDINAVIA WHERE HORSES WERE USED TO TOW THE SKIERS.NOW THE RACE HAS BEEN BROUGHT UP TO DATE AND MOTOR-CYCLES ARE USED.

    THE RACE IS A TENSE TEST OF CO-ORDINATION BETWEEN THE RIDER AND THE SKIER.BOTH HAVE THEIR PROBLEMS - THE SKIER HAS TO KEEP UPRIGHT AND THE RIDER KEEP HIS SEAT.THE WINNING PAIR MANAGED BOTH, BUT BEFORE THE FINISH OF THE RACE, THERE WERE PLENTY OF FALLS AND NARROW ESCAPES TO THRILL THE LARGE CROWD WATCHING.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAELI4ZA6BO7NFDSBM4WG8926IB
    Media URN:
    VLVAELI4ZA6BO7NFDSBM4WG8926IB
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/02/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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