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SPORTING CRAZY - FROM WRESTLING TO WEIGHTLIFTING
Wrestlers
Go sports mad and relive some of the specialist sports that have brought joy to sports fans down the years. Watch rare archive film footage of sporting moments..
Keswick wrestler (Watch traditional wrestling in this  film clip) Bobby Jones golfer (Watch how to tee off 1920s style) Queen Elizabeth (Watch how her  coronation was celebrated in Great Harwood)
FULL CLIP LIST

Cumberland and Westmorland Wrestling - 100th Keswick Games (1954/b&w/sound)
The 100th Keswick Games and the traditional sport of Cumberland and Westmorland wrestling. (2 minutes 52 seconds ©NRFTA)

Golf Driving - Bobby Jones (1930/b&w/silent)
National Open Golf Champion Bobby Jones gives a golfing demonstration on a rare visit to Northumberland. (1 minute 24 seconds ©NRFTA)

Motorbikes - Scrambling (colour/silent)
A motorbike race shows competitors vying for the crown of top racer. (30 seconds ©NRFTA)

Weight Lifting - Great Harwood Celebrates (1953/colour/silent)
The Queen's Coronation is celebrated in Great Harwood with a weight lifting demonstration. (54 seconds ©NWFA)

A Local Game - Cricket Match (colour/silent)
A local cricket team goes through its paces with crowds of families and friends looking on. (1 minutes 11 seconds ©NRFTA)

Riders at the Point to Point - Point-to-Point Meeting (1950s/colour/silent)
Crowds enjoy a point-to-point meeting with the riders competing over the fences. (1 minute 57 seconds ©NRFTA)



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