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  • News | Squaw Valley 1960

    Hinterseer flies the flag for Austria

    Born in Kitzbühel on 28 February 1932, Ernst Hinterseer was an apprentice carpenter and highly accomplished skier whose Austrian giant slalom title win in 1954 earned him a place in the national team for Cortina d’Ampezzo 1956. He could only finish sixth as his compatriots Toni Sailer, Andreas Molterer and Walter Schuster complete a clean sweep of the medals.
    26 Feb 1960 | Squaw Valley 1960, Olympic News, Austria, Alpine Skiing
  • News | Cortina d'Ampezzo 1956

    Sailer skis into history

    03 Feb 1956 | Cortina d'Ampezzo 1956, Alpine Skiing, Austria, Olympic News
  • News | St. Moritz 1948

    Edy Reinalter - Alpine Skiing

    It is the reaction to pressure that sometimes tells. An athlete who knows that he or she must perform under the greatest scrutiny tends to either wilt, or to rise to the occasion. In St Moritz,  Edy Reinalter showed that when the pressure was growing, he could react.
    05 Feb 1948 | St. Moritz 1948, Alpine Skiing, Switzerland, Olympic News
  • News | St. Moritz 1948

    Gretchen Fraser - Alpine Skiing

    America's Gretchen Fraser had been born into a wealthy family and started skiing when she was 13 years old. Her mother was Norwegian and Fraser always felt an affinity with the country, not least when it came to her passion for winter sport.
    05 Feb 1948 | St. Moritz 1948, Alpine Skiing, United States of America, Olympic News
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