Sport: Balanced Blur

The toughest competitor in the world's ski championship at Bad Gastein, Austria last week was the steep ski track itself. It was an accomplishment for the racers who skidded into the giant slalom course across the face of Graukogel Mountain merely to finish without falling. French Ace Charles Bozon careened out of control, collided with a gate pole and soared into a spectacular 25-yd. somersault. He was taken to a Salzburg hospital with a dislocated neck. Colorado's surprising Bud Werner (TIME, Feb. 3) hit a bump and teetered wildly. By the time he regained his balance, he was slowed down to...

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