Ski Season

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

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

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