Illustration for article titled Was This Really The Worlds Most Dangerous Sport?

You know a sport is tough when the announcer is frankly amazed everyone made it out of the competition alive. And it's 1955.

Certainly there are some moments in this short film on motorized ski racing that look, uh, not exactly safe. The part where the Porsche 550 loses it into a snowbank while the Etceterini roars by with a skier in tow stands out.


I mean, if it was considered dangerous in '55, surely it was bad, but do you think it deserves the world's most dangerous title?

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