Skiing: Keeping Them Happy

In Alpine skiing, the superpowers a14 France and Austria. But the balance of) power belongs to Canada— at leastf where the girls are concerned, and at least since 1965, when Nancy Greenfe, 24, a bubbling, button-nosed lass from Rossland, B.C., began blasting down the slopes. "We all get along very well," says Nancy. "The Austrians are happy when I beat the French, and the French are happy when I beat the Austrians."

This year both the French and the Austrians must be delirious with joy. Nancy is walloping them all. In the Winter...