Skiing Like Flying With Bat-Like Cape (Feb, 1940)

Skiing Like Flying With Bat-Like Cape
LOOKING more like a bat than a man, this skier is demonstrating the sail-cape. It serves alternately as a sail and as a brake, and in the former capacity is said to give the user the same sensation as a flight through space. To protect the skier from windburn, a hood envelops his entire head, leaving free only the mouth and nose.

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  1. Githyanki says: February 10, 20098:58 am

    Looks like a early version of this:
    http://www.youtube.com/…

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