Mürren in Interlaken-Oberhasli (District), Bern, Switzerland
Sir Arnold Lunn
It was here in Mürren that
Arnold Lunn set the first slalom
in 1922 and organized the first
World Championship in downhill
and slalom racing in 1931
Sir Arnold Lunn
17./18. Dez. 1988
(plaque on bottom)
Presented in Celebration of
of British ski mountaineering by
The Alpine Ski Club
Founded by Arnold Lunn
On 7th May 1908
Location. 46° 33.812′ N, 7° 53.823′ E. Marker is in Mürren, Bern, in Interlaken-Oberhasli (District). Marker is on Aegerta. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Aegerta 1079, Mürren, Bern 3825, Switzerland.
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 14 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. James Bond: Curling on the Terrace/Attack on Piz Gloria (approx. 4.8 kilometers away); From Jungfrauenberg to Jungfrau (approx. 14 kilometers away); Casino Interlaken - Fun and Games since 1859 (approx. 14.1 kilometers away); From Spa Hall to Congress Centre (approx. 14.1 kilometers away); Hotel Beau Rivage On the Panorama Mountain in Just a Few Minutes (approx. 14.2 kilometers away); Adolf Guyer-Zeller - A Railway up the Jungfrau (approx. 14.3 kilometers away).
More about this marker. This marker is located in Muerren, an small village in the municipality of Lauterbrunnen. The marker is in a small park south of the Muerren train station.
Also see . . . Arnold Lunn - Wikipedia. Introduced to skiing by his father, he invented the slalom skiing race in 1922. Mathias Zdarsky had been running competitions through poles in the early years of the 20th century, but they were essentially style competitions, though they had to be completed within a specified time. In 1921 Lunn organized the first British national ski championship to include a national slalom race as well as jumping and cross-country. (Submitted on August 19, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
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