Scenes During the Carnival
Top picture is a distance view of the jumping hill at Galena creek yesterday as collegiate skiers vied in the closing event of the University of Nevada’s ski carnival. The jumper pictured here is just landing on the underbill. Lined along the sides are meet officials and photographers. Bottom right is a picture of a novice jumper about to bring sighs from the crowd as he came off the jump slightly off balance to end his leap in a prone slide to the bottom. Smallest skier at the Galena creek course yesterday is pictured at the left. Allan Ramsey, young son of Mr. and Mrs. Keston L. Ramsey of Reno, was not competing but spent the day running the hill. Young Ramsey stated he was in his third year of skiing he’s seven years old and “double stemmed” on down the hill.
Winter Carnival Galena Creek 05 Feb 1940, Mon Reno Gazette-Journal (Reno, Nevada) Newspapers.com