International ski jumping contest is held at Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany.
Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Federal Republic of Germany (West Germany).
SV. Back view as ski jumper No 1 starts to go down hill. GV. The ramp and set up, skier coming down it - there is hardly any snow around at all. He leaps into the air, lands on the first line and goes down in amongst the vast crowd, like a tiny speck. AS. Contestant No 7 just coming off the ramp and flying through the air. He lands on his backside. CU. Pan, some of the skiers waiting at the top. Pan as skier No 10 starts to make his way down, pan with him to back view. LV. Skier comes off the top making his jump and lands. CU. Boots and skier starting to move off at the top, camera pans with them. LV. Towards, as skier comes down hill and jumps, back view of him flying through air. SV. Bottom of the ramp as skier No 37, Daescher from Switzerland, comes down and jumps, pan with him as he goes through the air and lands. SV. Pan, bottom of the ramp. Contestant No 24, Helmut Recknagel from Eastern Germany, jumps and lands. LV. Towards as he comes skiing to the bottom of the hill. He comes to a standstill - he finished second. SV. Pan, bottom of the ramp as skier No 35 jumps and he lands. Quite a good jump. LV. As he comes skiing into standstill, but he slips and falls over. GV. Crowd. CU. The winner No 35 Laaksonen from Finland.
(F.G.) (Orig. L.)