Goofy, staying at the Sugar Bowl resort, demonstrates the basics of downhill skiing, which the titles and announcer insist is pronounced "SHEEing". The equipment is, of course, of the era. As you can imagine, Goofy has much trouble keeping his skis parallel and pointing downhill. The final ski jump conveniently lands Goofy right back in bed. Written by
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Did You Know?
GOOFY HOLLER: First instance of the "Goofy Holler" ("Yaah-hoo-hoo-hooey!"), heard as a yodel after Goofy attempts the "Shush" downhill run on a vertical slope. Hannes Schroll
, a Swiss yodeler, recorded yodels for the animated short. The "Goofy Holler" got such a strong laugh from audiences watching the short that it was included in nearly every "Goofy" animated short thereafter. See more
The schuss, or downhill run: it is the quickest way to get to the bottom. It is so name because of its peculiar sound: SCHUSS!
[Goofy is seen demonstrating this and zooms down the hill at a high speed
Approximately five seconds after the title is displayed, the words "prononuced SHEEing" appear right below it. See more