Palin's Swimsuit Footage Surfaces
Veep nominee fell short of Miss Alaska in 1984, but footage survived
By Katherine Thompson,  Newser Staff
Posted Sep 28, 2008 12:37 PM CDT

(Newser) – Footage has surfaced of the 1984 Miss Alaska competition, in which Sarah Heath—soon to become Palin—struts her stuff in the swimsuit competition, reports the New York Daily News. The blurry video captures an announcer explaining that "Sarah Heath says that she wants to prepare for a career in television broadcasting." Palin took third place.