Sport: Death at Garmisch

High above the winter resort of Garmisch Partenkirchen, in the lee of Germany's towering Zugspitze, champion bobsledders of eight nations were in gleeful spirits last week. After two days of unseasonably mild weather, the icy 1936 Olympic bobsled course had frozen hard and fast over its tortuous, 1,800-yard length. Switzerland's Felix Endrich, clumping around the take-off point, had particular reason to be happy: he had won the world championship two-man bobsled title earlier in the week, and his bride of less than a month was sitting in the stands rooting for him to repeat in the four-man event. Happily hailing...

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