Letters: Feb. 13, 2006

Skiing's Wild Child

TIME's story on controversial American skier Bode Miller drew divided reactions from our readers. Many wrote to applaud Miller for his exciting, iconoclastic approach to his sport and his willingness to speak his mind. Other readers registered their disapproval of Miller as a party boy and poor role model

It was good to read an objective article about Olympic skier Bode Miller [Jan. 23]. The cover photo was good too. Miller isn't a bad guy just because he loves the sport of skiing more than simply beating his competitors. He's capable of independent thinking, and he consistently strives...

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