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Two planks and a passion

Roland Huntford

Two planks and a passion

the dramatic history of skiing

by Roland Huntford

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Published by Continuum in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Skis and skiing -- History,
  • Skis and skiing -- Social aspects

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRoland Huntford.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV854.1 .H86 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 436 p. :
    Number of Pages436
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24009096M
    ISBN 101441134018
    ISBN 109781441134011
    LC Control Number2009504692

    Two planks and a passion consists of 36 chapters. It is truly encyclopedic, covering everything about skiing from its inception, with the earliest reference in the 7th century A.D., to the modern-day shaped skis used by downhill skiers, the skating technique used in cross country, the V-shape technique used in jumping, and the role of climate Author: Peter Birkeland. Restaurants near Ross Creek Centre for the Arts and Two Planks and a Passion Theatre: ( km) Crystany's Brasserie ( km) Bessie North House ( km) The Village Coffeehouse ( km) I Scream ( km) ArtCan Gallery; View all restaurants near Ross Creek Centre for the Arts and Two Planks and a Passion Theatre on Tripadvisor5/5(23).

    Restaurants near Ross Creek Centre for the Arts and Two Planks and a Passion Theatre: ( mi) Crystany's Brasserie ( mi) Bessie North House ( mi) The Village Coffeehouse ( mi) I Scream ( mi) ArtCan Gallery; View all restaurants near Ross Creek Centre for the Arts and Two Planks and a Passion Theatre on Tripadvisor5/5(24). Two Planks and a Passion The Dramatic History of Skiing by Roland Huntford. ebook. Kindle Book OverDrive Read Adobe EPUB eBook MB; Roland Huntford (Author) Roland Huntford is the world's foremost authority on the polar expeditions and their protagonists. He is the author of the award-winning Two Planks and a Passion: the Dramatic.

    Huntford, Two Planks and a Passion, 5. Ca. BC: “At Alta and perhaps Rødø in northern Norway there are prehistoric rock drawings of skiers from around BC, and the new Stone Age or Neolithic. Better still is a series of rock drawings from the same period. They are at Zalavruga, in north-west Russia, near Burov’s excavations at Vis.”. Anthony Minghella, CBE (6 January – 18 March ) was a British film director, playwright and screenwriter. He was chairman of the board of Governors at the British Film Institute between and He won the Academy Award for Best Director for The English Patient (). In addition, he received three more Academy Award nominations; he was nominated for Best Adapted Screenplay Alma mater: University of Hull.


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