The Story of Modern Skiing

by John Fry

Publisher: University Press of New England

Written in English
Cover of: The Story of Modern Skiing | John Fry
Published: Pages: 380 Downloads: 926
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Subjects:

  • Skiing,
  • Skis and skiing,
  • Sports & Recreation,
  • Sports,
  • Skiing - General,
  • Sports & Recreation / General,
  • General,
  • History
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages380
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8793861M
ISBN 101584654899
ISBN 109781584654896

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The Story of Modern Skiing is laced with revelations from the author’s personal relationships with skiing greats such as triple Olympic gold medalists Toni Sailer and Jean-Claude Killy, double gold medalist and environmental champion Andrea Mead Lawrence, first women’s World Cup winner Nancy Greene, World Alpine champion Billy Kidd.

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Skiing, or traveling over snow on skis, has a history of at least eight millennia. The earliest archaeological examples of skis were found in Russia and date to BCE. Although modern skiing has evolved from beginnings in Scandinavia, year-old wall paintings suggest use of.

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A powerful call to action for anyone who cares about the future of our planet.”Author: Sierra Shafer. Skiing into Modernity is the story of how skiing moved from Europe’s Scandinavian periphery to the mountains of central Europe, where it came to define the modern Alps and set the standard for skiing across the world.

Denning offers a fresh, sophisticated, and engaging Author: Andrew Denning. He has wrote more than published articles and opinion columns about skiing. He is the author of the award-winning Story of Modern Skiing, about the revolutions in the sport that happened after World War II.

He is Chairman of the International Skiing History Association, publisher of Skiing History Magazine. Passion for skiing: the story of how one small college, Dartmouth College, has been the dominant institution in the development of modern skiing (Book) Average Rating.

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