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By Arnold Lunn

Arnold Lunn
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Memorial to Arnold Lunn in Mürren, Switzerland. The textual content reads, "It used to be right here in Mürren that Arnold Lunn set the 1st slalom in 1922 and organised the 1st global championship in downhill and slalom racing in 1931."

Sir Arnold Henry Moore Lunn (18 April 1888 – 2 June 1974) used to be a skier, mountaineer and author. He used to be knighted for "services to British snowboarding and Anglo-Swiss relatives" in 1952. His father was once a lay Methodist minister, yet Lunn was once an agnostic and wrote severely approximately Catholicism prior to he switched over to Catholicism on the age of forty five and have become a Catholic apologist.

He used to be born in Madras, India[1] and died in London.

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For straight running in Telemark position it is difficult to control the back ski if you are using spring bindings. I always, where possible, run with my bad leg leading so as to keep my BB ski behind. I also find the Telemark turn very much easier to control if the back foot is attached to the ski by a rigid binding. To sum up, I advise people with normal toes to use the BB binding, and those with stiff toes to use the Schuster binding. Those who, like myself, have got one normal foot and another foot with stiff toes, should use a Schuster binding on the damaged foot and a BB binding on the other foot.

The earliest form of spring binding is the wellknown Lillienfeld, which was invented by Herr Zdarsky. Zdarsky rendered a very great service to ski-ing in Austria though he taught a bad style, he persuaded thousands to take up ski-ing. Much the same may be said of his binding. The binding has now been superseded by far better bindings on the same principle, but though no modern ski-runner would use the Lillienfeld, all those who have stiff toes have reason to be grateful to Zdarsky for his invention the ground.

Anti-Lux and SecluS cream are both excellent. —A. good compass is essential. I find an aneroid barometer almost as indispensable an aneroid barometer is not only a — ' ' ' ' ; constant interest in checking heights, but very useful for indicating the approach of it is also bad weather. Most Club Huts are provided with barometers but there are plenty which are not, and an aneroid barometer will often give warning to a ski-runner, who has arrived at a height in fine weather, that a storm is approaching, even though the next day may appear perfectly fine at dawn.

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