12 The Latin Invasion
Spanish-speaking jockeys are dominating the U.S. racing scene, and their takeover may be permanent
16 A Startling Look into the Future
A report from Laurance Rockefeller pictures Americans at play—now and in the year 2000
High Season in the French Alps
18 A PREVIEW of the world ski championships in Chamonix
20 A REPORT on the spectacular growth of the ski resorts
February 5, 1962
28 The Ubiquitous Hands of Mr. C.
Eight pages of color photographs show how basketball's Wilt Chamberlain sets scoring and rebounding records
38 Small Chips Among the Ice Floes
A pictorial inquiry into the frosty life and hard times of sailors who race their dinghies in midwinter
44 The Fighter at Home with Yogi Bear
He's middleweight champion of the world, sort of but Terry Downes of Great Britain is a family man at heart
48 A Novice Breaks a Record
Peter Snell of New Zealand, running the mile one of the few times in his life, raced to a new mark
52 On Fish, Anglers and Slobs
A long talk with Charter-boat Captain Tommy Gifford, a fine fisherman and an angry, outspoken man
61 For the Record
62 Basketball's Week
64 19th Hole
Acknowledgments on page 61
Cover photograph by Brian Seed
Two architects commissioned by SPORTS ILLUSTRATED present plans for a lakefront home that is ideal for boating and fishing families who want to live right at the water's edge.
As the best dogs of the land show off in Madison Square Garden, Artist Roy McKie depicts the making of a champion pooch while Robert Cantwell ponders his fancy moniker.
Powerful Sonny Liston most likely will be Heavyweight Champion Floyd Patterson's next big hurdle—but should he be? Late details on the controversial Sonny and his "friends."