Ski NYC: Central Park

ski central park new york city vintage 1938 snow storm thanksgiving11/25/1938 Press Photo:  NEW YORK – The near-blizzard which struck the city on Thanksgiving Day brought joy to the hearts of many winter sports enthusiasts.  But to Tomon Murstad, reputed Norwegian ski jumper, it gave ample opportunity to practice some of his stunts on snow covered slopes of Central Park.

ski central park new york city vintage 1939 snow storm 1/14/1939 Press Photo:  SKIING IN NEW YORK’S CENTRAL PARK, New York City – A view in Central Park, Jan. 14 as ski enthusiasts took advantage of season’s heaviest snowfall in the metropolitan area.  In the background can be seen some of the Manhattan skyscrapers that border the park.

I am in New York City for a couple days of meetings.  With the August heat of the streets outside and recycled air inside — it is very fun to imagine a city experience of snow and skiing!

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