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Found in WSLS-TV (Roanoke, VA) News Film Collection, 1951 to 1971 1956 January

Art Tokle Wins Norge Ski Club Ski Jump in Fox River Grove, Ill.

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The WSLS-TV News Film Collection, 1951-1971, comprises anchor scripts and 16mm news film created by Roanoke, Va., television station WSLS. A grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities funded the preservation and digitization of this collection.

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Online; Video; Streaming Video; Anchor Script
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1 min., 21 sec.
Competitors and spectators gather in Fox River Grove, Ill., for the Norge Ski Club ski jump competition. After several competitors fall, Norwegian-born American competitor Art Tokle executes a successful landing and is awarded first place for the event. Finnish skiers Esko Mommo and Pentti Uotinen congratulate Tokle, and the three pose for photographs.
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