Village of McCreary, Manitoba

Downhill Skier
(Alpine Archie)

Skier - Robert Tubbs
Designer: George Barone (Barone Sculptures of Winnipeg)

When Built: 1978

Dimensions:
Height: 18 Feet (5.5 Metres)
Weight: 3,002 Pounds (1,360 Kilograms)

Construction Materials:
Steel mesh frame covered with fibreglass and then secret
sculptor's recipe of a variety of resins and marble dust

Location:

Reason for Building:

Built for the 1979 Canada Winter Games

Additional Information:

The late George Barone also created the following sculptures:
Viking (Gimli, MB), Sharptail Grouse (Ashern, MB), White Horse (St. Francois Xavier, MB), Camel (Glenboro, MB), Turtle (Boissevain, MB), Winnie the Pooh (White River, ON).

Information Source: Village of McCreary

Picture Sources: Robert Tubbs

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Created By DMY on October 3, 1998
Last Updated: November 4, 2002