Feb. 26, 1968
Feb. 26, 1968

Table of Contents
Feb. 26, 1968

Winter Olympics
North Stars
Gold Mine
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over


The Winter Olympics

This is an article from the Feb. 26, 1968 issue

12 Oldtimers excel in the closing week at Grenoble
17 Jean-Claude Killy gets his skiing triple after a row

20 Kentucky in a Wildcat League
Kentucky leads the SEC, which is bigger news than it sounds. The conference may be the nation's best

22 From Pop Art to Bounce Back
The gags are all Hollywood but the performance is pure Dodger. Los Angeles and O'Malley learn as they earn

24 Boycott Now—Boycott Later?
The protest against the New York AC track meet was quite effective. Now, what about the Olympics?

28 'If You Love Me, Tell Me So'
Minnesotans adore their new pro hockey team, but Coach Wren Blair wishes they would say it louder

37 New Zealand's Equine Gold Mine
A lush land in the South Pacific breeds fast pacers and makes a fine profit by selling them to the U.S.

48 Curtis Lives!
And that is no small boast for a danger-loving stock-car driver whose nonstop parties are legendary

The departments

9 Scorecard
42 People
44 Swimming
46 Golf
63 For the Record
64 Basketball's Week
66 19th Hole

Credits on page 63

Cover photograph by Walter Iooss Jr.


Next week

Gunning for the top, LSU's Pistol Pete Maravich continues to score as no college basketball player before. Curry Kirkpatrick describes the wonderful ways of a coach's son.

Big buster gets ready for Jolting Joe. Mark Kram previews the fight between Mathis and Frazier, who, excluding Muhammad Ali, may be the two best heavyweights in the world.

Ever ski popcorn? Some of the world's best skiers—as well as intermediates and novices—find spring's corn snow a delight. Color photographs and a report by Fred Smith.