TITLE

Careering into the Olympics

AUTHOR(S)
Lawday, D.
PUB. DATE
February 1992
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;2/10/92, Vol. 112 Issue 5, p54
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses how the village of Val-d'Isere, where the men's Olympic alpine ski events are concentrated, has built a new vertiginous course down the natural face of Bellevarde Mountain, in order to help maintain its top rank as a world racing venue. The competition as the world's ultimate downhill test that exists between Val-d'Isere and the Austrian town of Kitzbuhel; Those resorts imitating Austria for style; The worldwide decline of skiing; How the French government is helping.
ACCESSION #
9202104444

 

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