by Jürgen Beling:
I filmed, cut and burned two videos from the finals of the European PetanqueYouth championship in Luxembourg, September 2004. One (Cup of the nations, Luxembourg-Belgique) is abbreviated for half an hour and on SVCD.
The "real" final between France and Espagne nearly full length (73 minutes) in good quality (3 Chip DV-Recording, no as a DVD-R).Other videos (from German finals) are available.
The CDs may be obtained for a nominal charge (US $ 16+ handling each) from me: firstname.lastname@example.org
So for those of you that do not get enought petanque on your tv, send Jürgen a mail and get some new clips!
We might get a few outtakes of the videos online here if you would like to see before you shop!
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