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Tribute to Sherwood added to ski jump show

The wool ski jacket belonging to Roy Sherwood was one of the items on display at the Salisbury Association’s Academy Building over the ski jump weekend. Photo by Patrick L. Sullivan

SALISBURY — Just in time for the Jumpfest ski jumping weekend, the Salisbury Association’s Historical Society was able to add trophies, memorabilia and ephemera from the collection of the late Roy Sherwood, who was an Olympic ski jumper and a Salisbury resident, with a career that spanned the years 1947 to 1971.

There is an issue at the show of Sports Illustrated from Feb. 6, 1956, with a cover story on the Cortina Winter Olympics, in which Sherwood competed.

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