Sport: Snow & Ice

At Dartmouth, in 1908, the groups huddled around fraternity-house fireplaces had two subjects for disgruntled conversation: the cold weather and an eccentric sophomore named Fred Harris who went outdoors every afternoon to slide down the New Hampshire hills on two long sticks. Of Dartmouth's many alumni, distinguished and otherwise, none has served his alma mater more effectively than Skier Harris. From his odd idea of entertainment developed the Dartmouth Outing Club, the legend of a "college on skis" that made last week's 25th annual Winter Carnival one of the brightest happenings on...

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