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High-kick ball (193368.000)

Image | High kick, 1914

A high-kick competition at Nome, 1914. High kick is a traditional test of agility in which both feet are used simultaneously to kick a ball suspended at head level or higher. With each successful attempt the ball is raised.

Courtesy of the Archives, University of Alaska Fairbanks, N. S. Jolls, Lomen Collection, 1966-0054-00114.