The Vasa Ski Race in Sweden is the biggest ski race in the world. The race which is held in memory of the King Gustav Vasa, who fled the Danes in 1530, is held every year on the first Sunday of March. Some ten thousand competitors enter this unusual and exciting cross-country ski race. Film includes re-creation of the 1530 event interspersed with shots of the race taken from the feature film ‘Gustav Vasa’.
Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Sweden - Social life and customs
Documentary → Documentary films - Sweden
Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Cross-country skiing
Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Ski racing
Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Skis and skiing
Short films → Short films - Sweden
16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)