• Short Summary

    19-year-old Yurie Samsonov makes a ski jump of 308 feet and wins event at Gorky.

  • Description

    Titles read: "RUSSIAN SETS SKI RECORD".

    Gorky, Russia.

    Various shots of contestants taking part in an international ski-jump event at Gorky on the Volga.

    Austrian ace Walter Habersatter goes down the enormous jump followed by World Champion Karkinnen of Finland. Crowds of people watch them fly through the air with the greatest of ease.

    Russia's hope, 19-year-old Yurie Samsonov, takes his jump. He makes 308 feet and wins the event. The crowd applauds and he signs autographs.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1569.32
    Media URN:
    50380
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    23/02/1959
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:56:00 / 01:43:05:00
    Canister:
    59/16

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