STK-ID 18466

Shots of Lucien Laferte of Trois-Rivieres waxing his skis, chatting with assistant team manager Thorny Pickering. Shots of Tom Mobraaten of Vancouver, holder of Canada's ski jumping crown, putting on skis. Shots of Laurent Bernier of Quebec City waxing his skis. Group shot of the four skiers posing together, chatting, walking with skis. Cus, MSs of Louis Cochand, manager of Canadian Olympic ski team and Emile Allais, coach of Canadian ski team and former world's ski champion. Sequence on team members climbing hill past camera. Cus, MSs of Bert Irwin of Princeton, British Columbia, Hec Sutherland of Westmount, the Wurtele Twins, Rhona and Rhoda of Westmount, Pierre Jalbert and Harvey Clifford of Quebec City and Ottawa respectively, Bill Irwin of Princeton, British Columbia. Shots of Allais, Clifford, Bert Irwin, Rhoda Wurtele, Rhona Whurtele, Jalbert, Sutherland, Clifford, Bill Irwin, each trying slalom course past camera. Various HALSs of team practice downhill in single file. (00/12/1947)


Excerpt from
Olympic Ski Team
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital Bétacam, Reel 35 mm, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486