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?
This cartoon's premiere in November 1941 was held at the Fairmont Hotel in San Francisco, as part of the city's Annual Skiers Ball. Walt Disney
and his wife, Lillian Disney
, attended the event and presented the cartoon. 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
Referenced in Nostalgia Critic: Waterworld