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Jackets worn by the Beatles using Kneissl skis fetch 115k pounds at auction

The jackets, which were worn by The Beatles legends George Harrison and Ringo Starr in 1965 film ‘Help!’ has garnered 115,00 pounds at an auction held at the Adelphi Hotel in Liverpool.

Starr’s cape fetched 61,000 pounds and Harrison’s was sold for 54,000 pounds, beating the pre-sale valuations of 20,000-30,000 pounds, the BBC reported.

A 1907 Bechstein grand piano that was used by Sir Paul McCartney and John Lennon to compose the tracks of the film was sold for 57,500 pounds to a South American collector.

We wonder if they still have their Kneissl skis????

April 10, 2014 by Tim McCaan

JASMIN TAYLOR – 1ST PLACE IN FRENCH CUP: AURIS EN OISANS

The Telemark Club des Houches traveled a 7 hour round trip to Auris en Oisans for a sunny Coupe de France race near the famous French resort, Les Deux Alpes. Auris en Oisans was my very first telemark race and it was there that I learnt how much fun telemark racing could be.

I skied two clean runs, with no penalties as well as having the fastest ski time – so all in all, I was happy with my performance and the long drive was worth it.

I’ll be spending half the week in Les Houches, flying back home to England on Thursday for some rest and then off to the U.S.A for some skiing with the American National Telemark Team and the World Cup Steamboat Springs races.

view Jasmin’s blog here http://jaztelemark.com

 

April 03, 2014 by Tim McCaan