Bobsledding: Just Short of Disaster

From all the things sportswriters say about him, Eugenio Monti sounds somewhat bigger than life. He is forever being called "incredible," "dynamite," "the bomb," and "the master." He has "icy blue eyes," "iron hands," and he has survived "countless brushes with death." Actually, in his only major accident so far, in 1958, he got off with a badly broken nose. The real Eugenio Monti is a short, slight, 38-year-old Italian who prefers Coca-Cola to Chianti, goes to bed at 9, earns his living as a ski-lift operator, and hasn't any idea how...

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