Downhill Skiing: Three, Two, One . . . Airborne!

Swiss superstar Zurbriggen carves out a gallant downhill win, then stumbles; West German Marina Kiehl beats the best for her gold

Wind blew so cold and hard at the rocky summit of Mount Allan Sunday morning, when Alpine ski racing was supposed to blast off with the men's downhill, that the question was not whether the event would be canceled for the day but whether gatekeepers and photographers not protected by the start house could survive until officials admitted that the mountain gods were in no mood for a ski race. Back at ABC's hype central, talkers with dead air to fill turned to -- who else? -- Dr. Ruth, TV's advice giver to the sexlorn. Bearing in mind that the downhill...

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