Sport: Snowmen

Young men and women skilled when things are slippery marched in a parade. Scarlet, green, white and warm fur-brown glowed in their costumes. Flags of the nations snapped in the snow-choked gusts above their heads. Through the storm bulky spires of high Alps sketched in a towering background.

The parade wove through snowy drifts and up to the reviewing stand where oaths of honor were taken. Germany led the goo athletes; French, Austrians, Swiss, Canadians, Czechoslovaks, Mexicans, British, Belgians, Argentines. Scandinavians, and 26 U. S. delegates came after. As the U. S. group...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!