World Ski Jump Record Beaten (1951)
Throwback to those solid wood skis baby.
Aberstdorff, Bavaria, Federal Republic of Germany (Western Germany).
GV. Ski jump. MV. Dense crowd with national flags flying. SV. Ski jumper laying well forward, sailing through air. SV. Cameraman with long lens filming. CU. Skier about to begin descent. CU. Girl in crowd nodding. SCU. Skier jumping forward to begin descent. SV. Back view, skier running down slope, takes off. SV. Skier flying through air. SV. Crowd reacting to jump. CU. Next skier taking off. CU. Girl in crowd watching descent. MV. Towards and pan, skier sailing through air, hits ground, falls and slides forward. SCU. Girl in crowd reacting to fall. SV. Skier sliding to stop before crowd, grinning. SV. Skier sailing through air. CU. Girl in crowd reacting to fall. SV. Skier falls and skis go sailing across snow. MV. Towards and pan, skier sailing through air. CU. Next competitor taking off. SCU. Skier sailing over head of photographer. SV. Back view, skier sailing through air. SV. Another skier sailing through air. SV. Skier sailing over camera. MV. Pan, the winner, Tauro Luiro of Finland, making huge jump, hits ground. GV. Crowd running across course. SCU. Tauro Luiro, winner, signing autographs - he breaks the world ski jump record.
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