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Smoke Screen: Smoking and Skiing

On Madison Avenue and on the slopes, smoking and skiing were longtime partners.

At a time when famous cancer victims regularly show up on television warning against the perils of cigarettes, and when the one in four Americans who still smoke can’t find a public space to do so, it’s mind-boggling to recall that doctors once endorsed tobacco products. Sixty years ago, R.J. Reynolds created a series of popular magazine ads around the slogan “More doctors smoke Camels than any other cigarette.” The ads featured athletes enjoying both their sport and a smoke.

Off-Piste in the Axis of Evil

Travel

Killy loved the mountains of Iran-and its people- for good reason.

Kostelic Wins Fourth Medal in GS

Competition

Croatian Janica Kostelic wrapped up her 2002 Games with a historic fourth medal Friday taking gold in the women's giant slalom.

In His View: Jean-Claude Killy

Features

Last winter, in the course of preparing a travel story on Val d'Isère in the French Alps, I enjoyed the good fortune to interview the legendary Jean-Claude Killy.

From The Top: Contributors, January 2002

From the Top

Ski Magazine profiles its contributors.

Women's GS at Park City: Make That 4 for Janica

Advice

Janica Kostelic won her record fourth Alpine medal of the Salt Lake City Games in Friday's giant slalom, joining Jean-Claude Killy and Toni Sailer as the only skiers to win three golds at one Olympics.

Maier Wins Four WC Titles

Advice

Hermann Maier brought four World Cup titles home for the Austrians, becoming the third alpine skier to win four crowns in a single season.

Miller: A Man for All Races

Advice

Bode Miller has won a race in all four disciplines in 16 days, becoming the fastest man to do so in World Cup history.

History!

Advice

Janica Kostelic won her record fourth Alpine medal of the Salt Lake City Games in Friday's giant slalom, joining Jean-Claude Killy and Toni Sailer as the only skiers to win three golds at one Olympics.

Steamboat Springs Is 'Ski Town USA'

News

Tourists fly in from thousands of miles away to float down the fluffy powder at this Rocky Mountain resort. In town, locals pump water onto a hill so their kids can race on ice. At Ski Town, USA, they'll do whatever it takes to produce future Olympians.

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