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Ninth Festival "Vertical"

LEO GASPERL: THE ELEGANCE OF THE TURN

Category: Mountaineering films
Year: 2005
Time: 48 min
Country: Italy
Camera-man: Gianluca Rossi, Arcangelo Scalici
Director: Luca Bich , Andrea Brugnoli

Subject: Leo Gasperl, angel of the snow, fastest man on skis in the 30s and 40s, was the first coach of the Italian national ski team. He acted in Luis Trenker and Leni Riefenstahls movies, he taught many royal families and international VIPs to ski, was a model for ski fashion, a photographer and a writer, a futurist artist. This documentary movie shows the life and the story of one of the protagonist of the ski world of the XX century.


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LEO GASPERL: THE ELEGANCE OF THE TURN