On Madison Avenue and on the slopes, smoking and skiing were longtime partners.
At a time when famous cancer victims regularly show up on television warning against the perils of cigarettes, and when the one in four Americans who still smoke can’t find a public space to do so, it’s mind-boggling to recall that doctors once endorsed tobacco products. Sixty years ago, R.J. Reynolds created a series of popular magazine ads around the slogan “More doctors smoke Camels than any other cigarette.” The ads featured athletes enjoying both their sport and a smoke.
Every mid-February ski jumpers from around the world gather at the Pine Mountain Ski Jump Michigan to challenge the hill and try to break the records, and many times they do. If you're in MI don't miss this event.