Chamonix, France Winter Olympics 1924. The first Winter Olympics held separate from the summer olympics.
1924: Chamonix, France hosts the first Winter Olympic Games. American Charles Jewtraw became the first Winter Games champion by winning the first event, the 500m speed skating. Pictured: Figure skating bronze medallists Andrée Joly and Pierre Brunet. Photo: Olympic.org
SONJA HENIE AT 11 YRS OLD. CAME BACK AND WON A GOLD IN 1928, 1932 AND 1936 OLYMPICS The Athletes of the First Winter Olympics in 1924 (TAG: LINK=>MANY MORE VINTAGE PHOTOS INCLUDING THAT OF THE 1924 OLYMPICS; PUBLIC DOMAIN)
Canada was represented in hockey by The Toronto Granites at the 1924 first Olympic Winter Games. Canada won Gold.
Winter Olympics - Figure Skating Sonja Henie and Gillis Grafstrom A very RARE glimpse at the early days of Figure Skating. The official Figure skating film of the 1924 Winter Olympic Games from Chamonix, France. First commercially available film of the Olympic Games.