July 17, 1972
July 17, 1972

Table of Contents
July 17, 1972

High And Mighty
Part 2: The Olympic Games
Motor Sports
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over


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

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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

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

The departments

10 Scorecard
48 People
52 Baseball
54 Golf
58 Motor Sports
75 For the Record
76 19th Hole

Credits on page 75

Cover photograph by Neil Leifer


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