• Short Summary

    Motorbikes and cars drag skiers to high speed madness.

  • Description

    Bavaria, Germany.

    SV. Pan, skiers behind motorcycle. SV. Pan, skier being towed at speed, & LV. & SV. SV. finishing line, motorcycle and skier past. SCU. Winners. SV. Motor with skiers lined up for start, and off. STV. Motor car and skier, up and past camera, & STV. CU. Steering wheel of car, hands on it. LV. Car skidding madly. From car to ground. STV. Car and skiers, & SVP. SCU. Skier. SVT. Cars and skiers, & LVP & SVT. Winning line, cars up and over. CU. Winners.

    (Lav.) (Orig "F")

    Note: They must be MAD!

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    509.41
    Media URN:
    30526
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    14/03/1955
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:56:22:00 / 01:57:10:00
    Canister:
    55/21

Comments (3)

  1. jamied says

    Amongst the cars seen in this clip are a Porsche 356, a Porsche 550 Spyder, a Simca 90A Aronde and a Vokswagen Beetle.

    Now THIS is a sport that should be in the Olympics!

  2. jamied says

    It seems that this pastime has a name - skijoring, derived from the Norwegian for ski-driving.

    And further to my earlier comment, the horse-drawn version has already been in the Olympics.........

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Skijoring

  3. Pauliolio says

    Hi,
    My phone runs the latest version of Android. I'm using the most compatible browser. Yet none of the videos here even twitch when I select them.
    Could you tell me what I need to do to get them to work please?

    Many thanks.

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