"The birth of skiing" BBC Sporting Witness

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"The birth of skiing" BBC Sporting Witness

This 9 minute radio programme may be of interest:

"At the beginning of the 20th Century, the British invented downhill skiing and introduced it to the Alps, creating both a new sport and the multi-billion-dollar tourist industry we know today. Using the BBC archives, Simon Watts introduces the memories of Sir Arnold Lunn, the inventor of modern skiing, and of British and Swiss racers from the early days of the sport"