A skier mid-jump on Peak 8 of the Breckenridge ski area

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cou-bha JTS.001-001-001-126

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A skier mid-jump on Peak 8 of the Breckenridge ski area


  • 1962-1972 (Creation)


1 sheet film transparency, 4 x 5 inches

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A skier wearing an off-white wool sweater and black wool ski pants is airborne after hitting a kicker or hump in the snow. This maneuver is sometimes called "catching air". Holding metal ski poles, the skier's arms are outstretched, and knees pulled up high in a crouched position. On a ski trail through the trees at Peak 8 of the Breckenridge ski area in Colorado.

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For all permitted uses, credit: "John A. Topolnicki Sr. Photographic Collection. Breckenridge History, Colorado."

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757.6 KiB

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