‘Ski-Bombe’ snowboard, c. 1968.
This ‘ski-bombe’ snowboard was used at the Devils Elbow ski area, Bethany, Ontario c. 1968.
Running surface of snowboard has a raised wooden surface with an incised groove running along the centre, there is a yellow tow/steering rope that is through a hole in the tip of the snowboard, snowboard has 2 black rubber bootplates, one near the rear of the board and the other closer to the centre, there are no metal edges on board.
Notes: Sea Gliders was a renowned Water-ski manufacturer based out of Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The donor worked at Pilon Marine store in Peterborough, ON. The donor has a film at her brother’s house showing her using the board. The artifact was sent as a promotional piece to the store, where it was purchased by the the donor.