MT. HOOD SKI COMPETITION Ski aces open the 1938 winter season with a skiing competition on Mt. Hood, Oregon. Against a backdrop of breathtaking beauty ski enthusiasts enjoy the ride down the mountain although a few come tumbling down instead.
SNOW-PACKED WRESTLING RING This Lake Worth, Florida Battle Royale wrestling match has an added twist to it. The ring is packed with snow adding to the fun and falls as the men thrash about in their flannels.
ITALY WINS FIFA WORLD CUP 1938 The third FIFA World Cup gets under way in Colombes, France where 58,455 fans including French President Albert Lebrun are crammed into the Yves-du-Manoir stadium to witness Italy's rise to the number one spot.
BRITISH HOME SOCCER CHAMPIONSHIP - FINAL GAME More than 100,000 gather for the British Home Championship soccer match at Wembley, England. The English put up a good fight but the Scottish team scores a one-goal shutout that puts them first in the final game.
ENGLEBERG WORLD SKI CHAMPIONSHIPS Europe's best skiers gather for the World Championship in Engleberg, Switzerland. France's Emile Allais keeps his balance as he slalom's downhill. A montage of spectacular ski crashes emphasizes the dangers of the event.
UTAH SKI JUMPING EVENT International ski jumping athletes test their skills on the Ecker Hill ramp near Salt Lake City, Utah. Skiers soar through the air like birds but occasionally land like a stone in the winter competition.
SWIMMER PAUL CHOTTEAU BEATS OLD RECORD Famous French long-distance swimmer Paul Chotteau sets out from Santa Barbara Island to the mainland to break his old record. He passes his 44-mile distance record but gives up before reaching the mainland. During the journey a curious whale stops by to check out the strange fish.
1889 BARE KNUCKLES FIGHT REENACTMENT Hattiesburg, Mississippi sees the re-enactment of the 1889 75-round bare knuckle boxing match marathon between champion John L. Sullivan and challenger Jake Kilrain.
PAWSON TAKES FIRST IN BOSTON MARATHON Leslie S. Pawson of Pawtucket, Rhode Island comes in first place for the Boston Marathon. Other runners aren't quite so lucky and have to be carried away after they drop from exhaustion.
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