1956 World Championships at The Netropolitan Museum of Figure Skating Pins In a valley in the Bavarian Alps and not far from the Zugspitze, Germany's highest mountain peak, lies the resort of Garmisch-Partenkirchen. It's a city (two towns, actually, that came together in 1935) with a history steeped in winter sports and with an Olympic… Continue reading Way Down in the Valley. 1956.
Like a number of European cities, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany,1 has a long and rich history of hosting top winter sports events, including the 1936 Olympic Winter Games and the 1956 World Figure Skating Championships. When the 1969 European Figure Skating Championships glided into town, it was one more marquee event with an impressive roster of competitors… Continue reading Bavarian Cream of the Crop. 1969.