Independent from Long Beach, California on January 23, 1975 · Page 40
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Balboa Club to lost Ski INDEPENDENT (AM) SKIING w»h J3? Jean-Claude Killy "TM IWUOlfttnCtOlOMIMlWINWI fund-raiser By ALLEN WOLFE " Staff Writer Around the ski beat: One of the major social- Pronounced fit last August, Killy showed up (or this season's first race, the Ford fund raisins evenk nf th'o' Granada Cup Dec. 7 at Vail, 07K coocAn t i? I 2 nd strained ligaments in his 1975-season takes place back. Sunday When the Balboa While in Minneapolis for Rav Huh hn;f; thp firct treatment, Killy also sought out FlSskVBall ^ -«t,wUagnosed.he . . . . . . Frenchman s stomach malady The event, sponsored by a $g$ bladder disfunction, city officials, businessmen '"" u '""~~ J and ski clubs from the Killy has returned to Europe and his plans for the remainder of the '75 world pro skiing sea- Newport.Harbor, is de- · son are up in the'air. sighed to raise funds for . There . K TMTM an outside the United States World Cup and Olympic ski team and .the Far West chance that Killy will recover in time to rejoin the tour before the circuit comes to Southern California for the first time ei,i A ' · ' * · · rt j" when Snow Summit hosts a SKI Association Found a- professional event Feb. 21-22-23. tiori; Government, so funds, to support the team must conic from private sources," says Jimmie Heuga, winner of a bronze medal in the 1964 Olyni- pics arid honorary chaitv man of the Ski BaE dance. "Most of-the money we hope to raise will be channeled ito get the team The $30,000 event featuring · "giant slalom and special slalom nead-to-head racing over dual courses is expected to draw a stellar field of. professionals, headed by French rookies Jean- Noel Augeri and Henri Duvfl- lard,, defending pro champion Hugo Nlndl and American stars Ken Corrock, Hank Kashiwa, Perry Thompson and Bobby Cochran. : UFTLINES: Ski Sunrise, . formerly known as Table Mountain, recently began a new policy of offering free beginner ski j , it ,, , lessons Monday through Friday ready for the 1976 Olym- -at 10:30 a.m. Any novice-level pics at Innsbruck (Aus- triaV · · · · ' · . - . : · · With this in mind, tick- etsrto the affair are priced at $50 for adults and $25 for persons under 21. A social hour kicks off the evening at 6:30, followed by.dinner at 7:30. Dancing will be held from 9 until 1. There will be door prizes donated by major ski resorts, plus a fashion show and equipment displays. THE AUSLICH Ski Club of Long Beach has a new "home." Beginning Feb. 4, the 260- memper organization will conduct its weekly meetings in The Loft room of the Eagewater Hyatt House Hotel. JEAN-CLAUDE KILLY, siding's living legend, is finding it difficult at age 31 to keep himself together physically. .That's the word from Bob Beattic, director of the International Ski Racers Association professional circuit. "Apparently,' he hasn't quite recovered from the illness that prevented him from competing on the tour last year," says Beattie. "It's unfortunate, because Jean's a tremendous competitor and a crowd pleaser." The Frenchman, who swept the downhill,, giant slalom and slalom gold medals at the 1968 skier who has purchased a ,. rope tow or $6 Poma lift ticket is eligible for the-114-hour lesson. The skier will be introduced to the fundamentals of skiing, including selection of equipment, how to ride a chair or rope tow, plus basic snowplow and stem maneuvers. Ski Sunrise, due to open on a daily basis after the next major snowstorm, is located five miles west of Wrightwqod. . . .Not only is,Snow Summit operating on a daily basis when most Southern California resorts are closed due to lack of snow, but general manager Richard Kun is also conducting Standard Slalom races every Saturday and Sunday. Open to any recreational skier, the races are held on "Widow Maker" run: .Gold, silver and bronze medals are awarded to competitors who come within prescribed handicap ranges of a pacesetter, usually,a member of the Snow Summit ski school staff. Registration is at 11 a.m. followed by racing at noon. . . .Mammoth Mountain hosts two major citizen races this Sunday -^the Far West Ski Association, Citizen giant slalom sponsored by Sambo's Restaurants and the Century City Ski Club dual slalom. Both are open to the public. . . -.The Orange County Ski Club of Santa Ana will hold its annual mid-winter Ski Auction next Wednesday from 8 until midnight' at the Costa Mesa Country Club. "New and used ski equipment, ski fashions, lift tickets and cross-coun- 1 would like to pass 'on lo you a skiing lip ihat I learned from the coach of the French ski tcani.M. rlimor.e Bonnet: He advised nic in'ski.with my feet apart;. He. said Invas falling because I was losing my balance. Aild the rcasoivl was ilosiiig my ; balance was'Ihat I - w a s holding my feet together. Arid..that, he said, .interfered with the natural, independent working of ihc legs. '' I had gotten into the Tcel-logcllicr hubii. and il was hard to overcome. I was trying lo race and look like a stylist. Bui once I really understood that, I didn't liavc any trouble in dojng the right thing. S(and on your two feet, Jean-Claude, I said,and race. ' ,· I found the best stance for me was with my. feet six to eight indies apart-scldom any closer than that, but often wjdcr, as you can see from' today's illustration. Of course, if; I want/to ski* in flashy style when skiing for pleasure, I can--almost glue" my boots together, bul 1 find' that' I lose freedom" to change direction quickly 'and to maneuver* in difficult passages. What's more, I really have lo concentrate on keeping my balance. ' . , . ' . . '' '. SNOW REPORT Grenoble Olympics before turn- try equipment plus a lot of ing-^pro, missed all of last other ( related items will be on SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SNOW SUMMIT-- 1-2 f t . , custom hard pack and spring conditions, (air to good, daily. HOLIDAY fflli-tt-l ft, custom hard pack and spring conditions, lair to PW §TOW y VALLEY-!4-2$ fL, custom hard pack and spring conditions, fair to -good, daily. HIGH SIERRA ALPINE MEADOWS^ ft, hard pack and spring conditions, good to vcrv good, daily. 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