Sport: Down Rim Rock

Probably the only international sport event that will be held in the U.S. this year took place last week at Lake Placid, N.Y. between ten lady Kanonen representing the U.S. and Canada.

A Kanone is an expert skier, and skiing is one of the few sports at which women become expert. Discouraged from jumping (too dangerous) and cross-country running (too tiring), women have adopted the most becoming ski sport: downhill racing. Even so, whooshing down a mountainside at 40 m.p.h. requires steel nerves, stamina, split-second thinking. Not by seconds but by fractions of seconds are races often won & lost.

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