COLLEGE SKI JUMPING TOURNAMENT - 1930 College skiers compete in a Bear Mountain, New York tournament soaring through the air and touching down, sometimes less than gracefully. Edward Blood of the Univsersity of New Hampshire establishes a new ski record with a sensational 150 foot jump.
AFTERMATH OF HURRICANE CONNIE - 1955 Aerial and ground surveys of the damage Hurricane Connie brought to states such as New Hampshire and Connecticut where entire towns, bridges, railroads and more were wiped out by floods.
MOTORCYCLE RACE ACTION At the beginning of a motorcyle race in Laconia, New Hampshire, an official waves a flag and cyclists speed off. Good shots of onlookers, including two guys with big fifties hairdos. Two other spectators watch and chew gum anxiously. Good shots of racers speeding by singly and in packs.
AMBULANCE AIDS INJURED RACER As a motorycle racer takes a spill, a great reaction shot of a woman spectator, who goes, oooh Another spectator looks anguished, until she suddenly remembers to take a picture of the mishap. Another racer loses control and rides into a crowd. Onlookers scatter. An ambulance arrives and emergency workers lift the injured biker into the vehicle.
MOTORCYCLE RACE PREPARATIONS Before a motorcycle race in Laconia, New Hampshire, mechanics in white overalls make adjustments on the cycles. Various shots of a road crowded with busy people and motorcycles. With three minutes to go, stripe shirted official holds up three fingers. Three shots of waiting spectators show them on the side of the road and watching from branches of a big tree.
ARRIVING AT THE MOTORCYCLE RALLY Motorcyclists arrive at Laconia, New Hampshire and set up camp at the beginning of a weeklong rally. Dozens of cycles roll down country roads. People stand around parked cycles. Shots of participants putting up tents amidst their bikes. CU of an African American biker with a decorated cap. WS shows tents in a meadow with big trees and a mountain ridge in the distance. Great shots of fifties bikers couples and fashions.
N.H. SEES FIRST LEGALIZED SWEEPSTAKES RACE Salem, New Hampshire holds the first legalized sweepstakes race raising 2 million for the state's educational system. "Roman Brother" makes six lucky ticket holders very happy as he comes in first.
SPECTATORS ARRIVE FOR RACE On a country road in Laconia, New Hampshire racers and onlookers head for a big motorcyle race. Nice shot of fifties cars lined up in a traffic jam, as cyclists and pedestrians move by. Crowds of spectators in fifties biker fashions walk down the road.
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