Skiing in yesteryear looks a lot of fun, and safety didn’t come into it. Skiing down the Champs Elysees behind a motorbike…100mph skicross in the 1950s…Chinese downhill 1923-style in Garmisch: those were the days, my friend.
We published this feature last year, but we’ve added a few more videos this time around.
Roller Skiing – The 1950s Craze
Watch out for the ‘sleighlom’ and skiing behind a motor bike.
Summer Skiing in Paris
360s in front of the Arc de Triomphe.
An Early Indoor Ski Slope
Boston 1938: maybe the first?
Cycle skating, the new sport of 1923
Park Life in the 1920s.
World’s Most Dangerous Sport
Ski Joring meets Rollerball
Olympic Qualification Event in 1960
Watch the wipeouts…
Mountain Mayhem and More.