Airborne: A Timeline Of Canadian Jumping History

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Elizabeth
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Airborne: A Timeline Of Canadian Jumping History

Post by Elizabeth » Thu Mar 04, 2021 10:31 pm

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How many of the milestones in the latest SkateGuard Blog were you aware of?

http://skateguard1.blogspot.com/2021/03 ... mping.html

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Re: Airborne: A Timeline Of Canadian Jumping History

Post by happyheini » Fri Mar 05, 2021 1:24 pm

Wow, what achievements! I got out of breath just reading this article, and must admit while I have been an ardent fan, many of these "firsts" had been lost in my memory. Once again, thank you Elizabeth for keeping us on our toes - virtually of course.

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Re: Airborne: A Timeline Of Canadian Jumping History

Post by fred » Sun Mar 14, 2021 8:45 pm

That's really something!! i knew Don was the first to land a triple Axel, but the first triple jump in '58 was previously unknown to me. Barbara Ann Scott got her name in there a few times, as well. I wish I had known all of her achievements when I got to speak with her at Minto. Of course I think i was already sufficiently impressed. All of them helped define our Canadian identity. What a great job they've done.

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