This is new sport, and comes all the way from Paris.

M/S of men strapping a small wheel to the side of each foot, and attaching them with braces up their calves and screws which they tighten up. C/U of one man screwing the wheel to his foot. C/U as he walks about with them attached.

Intertitle – ‘A smooth surface is not essential’ M/S of some people cycling down a path between some trees in a wood, they are using wooden sticks like ski poles to guide themselves.

Intertitle – ‘and you can either propel yourself along in ski fashion …’ L/S as four men skate along a wide road using the poles.

Cycle-Skating New Sport from 1923 - 01

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