DOCUMENTARY: The Man Who Skied Down Everest (1976 Academy Award Winner)

DOCUMENTARY: The Man Who Skied Down Everest (1976 Academy Award Winner)

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DOCUMENTARY: The Man Who Skied Down Everest (1976 Academy Award Winner)

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Enjoy this Best Documentary Academy Award winning film telling the story behind Japanese ski mountaineer Yuichiro Miura’s 1970 effort to ski down the world’s tallest mountain. Yuichiro actually brought along a parachute to slow his descent like an overpowered muscle car at the drag strip. This adventure tale is steeped with tragedy and triumph. Fascinating piece of high alpine history:

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