Sport: Stealing the Show in Innsbruck

For spectators, the In spots at Innsbruck last week were Mittermaier Mountain and Hamill Hall. At least that is what Winter Olympic officials might as well have called the sites where West German Skier Rosi Mittermaier and American Figure Skater Dorothy Hamill performed. Mittermaier Mountain was the steep slope of Axamer Lizum, where tens of thousands of Germans and Austrians chanted, "Rosi, Ro-si," every time their daredevil streaked by, which she did fast enough and often enough to win three medals: two gold and one silver. Hamill Hall was the Olympic Stadium,...

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