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Item : LEG188.6 - Ski-interview

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AM1487-: LEG188.6

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  • 1966 (Creation)
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1 video reel (10 min., 46 sec. ; 1400m) : polyester, analog, b&w, sound ; 2"

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Item is a video of an Chan-Chek TV Vancouver interview. The interviewed guest is the 1960 downhill skiing Olympic gold medal winner, Jean Vuarnet, and the interviewer is Bob Dawson, director of Mt. Seymour Ski School. Jean Vuarnet responds to a number of questions, and in his answers touches on subjects including the books he has authored on skiing; his hometown of Morzine, France, and the skiing area he was asked to help develop there; his gold medal win at the 1960 Squaw Valley (CA) Olympics and the "egg position" downhill ski technique; his training; his metallic skis; his opinion on particular Simpsons-Sears ski boots and bindings; the strength of the French skiing program; and skiing skill within his family.

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Moderate audio and video signal dropouts.

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A digital copy of this item is available.

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Entered public domain 2017-01-01





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  • Box: 707-D-08