Friday Video Fun: Popeye and Bluto Ski Jump

Posted By: The Ski Channel on July 29, 2011 10:37 am

Happy Friday Video Fun!

You could classify Olive Oyl from the acclaimed POPEYE cartoon as a Ski Bunny. She doesn’t really ski but she looks good trying to do it. And like all ski bunnies, all the ski bucks want to hot-dog and show-off their skills to win hearts. Enter the always continuous love battle for Olive Oyl between Popeye The Sailer Man and Bluto.

First, “Gorgeous” Pierre (aka Bluto) tries to win Olive Oyl’s heart by showing his ski jumping skills. Oh no, Popeye won’t be having that. Then, “Pierre” enters a ski race, and of course Popeye has to sign-up too. The never fighting fair Bluto tries to stump Popeye all over the mountain. Also, sometimes both Popeye and Bluto have their ski poles and sometimes they do not. A funny and interesting lacking of consistency, indeed.

Who ends up being the winner and “Ski Champion of the World?” Well, I don’t want to give anything away so you better just watch this POPEYE 60′s series cartoon of, “SKi-Jump Chump” below.

As seen in the picture above, you can buy stamps with the POPEYE characters on skis and snowboards! Go to for purchasing.