The Complete Book of the Winter Olympics

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Sport Media Publishing, 2005 - 310 Seiten
The gold medal for chronicling the modern Olympics, at every Olympiad since the Los Angeles Summer Games of 1984, has gone to renowned historian David Wallechinsky. His books on the Summer and Winter Games have been called the bibles of the Olympics. Completely updated for the 2006 Turin Games, this ultimate reference book contains all-time Olympic records and medal standings, as well as results of the top eight finishers in every Winter Olympics since the Chamonix Games of 1924. It also carries, in Wallechinsky's colorful narrative style, a complete history of the Games plus the inside stories of the major competitors and events in each and every Olympiad. Book jacket.

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Giant Slalom
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Introduction
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Renowned Olympic historian David Wallechinsky is NBC's radio commentator on the Olympics and the author of many best-selling reference books. He has appeared on a number of television shows. He currently splits his time between Santa Monica, California, and the South of France.

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