Table of Contents

February 29, 1988

The Winter Olympics

GREAT SKATES 20
Brian Boitano's stellar effort beat Brian Orser
by E.M. Swift

TEAM USA: DOWN AND OUT 26
No miracle for the American hockey team
by Austin Murphy

A MAGICAL TWOSOME 36
The Soviet pairs skaters were enchanting
by E.M. Swift

ONE OF THREE FOR Z 40
Pirmin Zurbriggen won a lone gold
by William Oscar Johnson

GONE WITH THE WIND 46
Marina Kiehl is the downhill queen
by William Oscar Johnson

THIS FLAIM WAS BRIGHT 48
Eric Flaim won an uplifting silver medal
by Rick Reilly

THE COOLEST UNDER FIRE 58
Biathlete Frank-Peter Roetsch was on target
by Richard Demak

INFLEXIBLE FLIERS 62
East Germany's sliders gobbled up six medals
by Robert Sullivan

SLOW START, FAST FINNISH 64
Nordic skier Marjo Matikainen was golden
by Anita Verschoth

THEY DO RUN ON 66
ABC's dilemma: many hours, few events
by William Taaffe

WELCOME TO CALGARY INC. 68
U.S. corporations are a conspicuous presence
by Rick Reilly

FRANKS FOR THE MEMORIES 74
Calgary's big bash has been a feast in sundry ways

THE PARTY'S ALMOST OVER 98
The Games are cause for mixed feelings
by Crosbie Cotton

DEPARTMENTS

Letters 8
Scorecard 15
College Basketball 86
For The Record 96

Cover Photograph by Manny Millan

PHOTOHEINZ KLUETMEIERSHOWSTOPPER: No, Brian Boitano doesn't always wear Napoleonic regalia. The day after winning the men's figures at the Olympics, Boitano affected a sportier but no less golden look (page 20).

HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
OUT
HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
IN
Eagle (-2)
Birdie (-1)
Bogey (+1)
Double Bogey (+2)