12 All Out for Munich
That is, those who are in after the Olympic track and field trials—Jim Ryun and Bob Seagren, for example
18 A Bedstead Beats the Ocean
One Frenchman aboard a gawky trimaran nipped another on an amazing schooner in a singlehanded sailing duel
20 ...And Bombers Hit the River
Upstart Bill Sterett Jr. brazenly drove his unlimited past undefeated Bill Muncey to cause waves in the hydro world
22 Salutes for a Corporal and a King
Stan and Billie Jean take home a majestic double victory in the singles at Wimbledon
July 16, 1972
28 After the Golden Moment
For some champions the Olympics have meant enduring fame, for others only the memory of an instant of glory
42 Trotting It Out in Style
At Grosbois, near Paris, harness horses enjoy a training establishment unique in its beauty and utility
62 Pack up Your Troubles
But don't cram your kit bag with creature comforts if you want an uplifting experience camping in the wilds
58 Motor Sports
75 For the Record
76 19th Hole
Credits on page 75
Cover photograph by Neil Leifer
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