December 1, 1985 |
Year 20 of World Cup skiing resumes today with the expectation that none of the big names of the past decade are likely to challenge for titles. The young chargers of last season have become the stars of the tour. The leaders of the youth movement include men's overall champion Marc Girardelli of Luxembourg, 22; 1984 champion and last year's runnerup, 22-year-old Pirmin Zurbriggen of Switzerland, and 19-year-old Swiss Michela Figini, the women's overall champion.
December 15, 1990
Franz Heinzer of Switzerland won a World Cup downhill race at Santa Cristina, Italy.
January 17, 1993 |
Franz Heinzer of Switzerland, defending world champion, earned his second World Cup victory of the season in the downhill at St. Anton, Austria.
January 13, 1991 |
Franz Heinzer of Switzerland won the Hahnenkamm race at Kitzbuehel, Austria, to retain his lead both in the overall World Cup and downhill standings. Heinzer increased his overall point total to 129 and his downhill total to 89.