Ski season is in full swing! We love this photo of Arthur... He looks every inch the debonair all adventure hero!
“Getting as near to flying as any earth-bound man can”
Taken of Conan Doyle ski-running, Switzerland 1893-94 he commented - “There is one form of sport in which I have, I think, been able to do some practical good, for I can claim to have been the first to introduce skis into the Grisons division of Switzerland, or at least to demonstrate their practical utility as a means of getting across in winter from one valley to another. ”
From Memories and Adventures by A. Conan Doyle
The Conan Doyle Estate Source.
Published: 12th March 2019