Sport: 100 m.p.h. on Skis

The world's fastest natural ski course is a tamped snow swath without a jump down the nearly perpendicular face of a mountain near St. Moritz in Switzerland. For weeks men have curried and patted, dragged toboggans up & down, to make a flawless surface. Last week 16 ski racers stood at the top. At intervals along the course were men with bamboo poles to swish over the light snow between runs. The racers wore goggles, had no ski sticks because they knew they could not stand up against the terrific wind resistance. Their skis...

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