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European Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - January 26, 1961, Darmstadt, HesseThe Stam and stripes biathlon wore of meets i " rugged world of. A Sweden feb. 25 v Statt writer of glorified barrel Staves. But there s pedal equipment to help tile Fellows out the special racing skis weigh Only 4tt pounds pair the boots soft in com Parison to the Normal variety an the lightweight bindings fasten to the boots Only on the uniforms Are also special lightweight and the ammunition for the competitors commercial Brand bold action 243-Cai rifles Sall hand loaded to insure maximum performance. Wagner and Floto who have worked together in ski projects off and � sine they met in the 10thmountain div Back in 1940, have High Hopes for the team although none of the six competitors have previous biathlon experience. The group has trained at for Richardson Alaska since october and Wagner a 51-year-old Veteran who has coached four . Entries in world ski biathlon Competition and skied himself almost 50 years reports they have cover Dover 500 Miles getting ready plus shooting up a lot of ammunition squad member the four key skiers on the squad Are Peter Lahdenpera Bobby Gragg Joe Wilson and Richard Taylor with Dusan Samardzic and Stanley 2alewskl As Reserve. Wil son attended St Lawrence univer sity Taylor Dartmouth and Lahd Sapera Middlebury College a were members of the ski squads at each school. Wilson and Lahden Pera also were members of the tvs. Olympic squad test year. Includes two Olken Jbf tre Ina Europe Oerman Whin 1935 and _ Tara As army civilian Yarion basis end of i the other lath biathlon offered it i Jacuta with stops taking potshots ii Mere to stand shooting rules Etc. But the key and i person can do Kilometres frytag terrain Acroix Flat Stop for hot at each a adj two Man a Nall time required on the four meters on the rib a the last with cat off the buil s the first three the prone 1 last from the off fell for those who Point out _ Fet tired Justin Tough shooting a Bill on a pair Floto who helped Garmisch recreation Queens to quit wars a the Queens Basket if wrib4 College Onett Tofta t outstanding sport lie to banded after this have won the na-1 o r women Burden of scholar expense which to Bear is too a. Hope own press school have a 6-1 record season s sched been playing for set lip the area right after the War and came Back fora second tour in 1956-59 Anc coached the Usa eur downhill teams to a 1-2 sweep in the in Ferno races is Well known in Ger Many ski circles. This time the squad will be com Pel ing with the Strong scandinavians in a specially sport they flew from Here to Oslo and will move on to a Vurm Norway to Star More training at the norwegian Home guard biathlon for Competition in both Norway and Sweden Are expected to be formulated when the Tea arrives. The big Date is feb. 2 when the world meet will be held in Umea Sweden. Leads inquest f or Safe by Ueo Irvine staff writer Garmisch Germany is John Grinse climaxed three years of trying for a usage Sotl title wednesday As he won the slalom championship and practically clinched the three Way combined Crown of the command wide ski festival Here. Grinsel from the 6901st communication up Inowe Bruecken and representing the Germany Date strict edged Veteran Mediterranean District sir Bruce White by seven tenths of a second for the slalom title. His times for the two runs Down the 4&-Gate, 750- meter course with a vertical drop of a 150 meters on the lower slopes of the Hausberg were 6l9 and 60.4 seconds for a total of 122.3. In addition the 21-year-old from eau Claire wis., lost a couple of second when he misjudged a Gate on. His first run. White 35, who la stationed with Cento s det 30in Ankara was timed in 62.5 and 60.5 for a total of 123 seconds. Victory added to ene seday second in the Chase for the three Way combined title based upon performances in the cros8-Countryp slalom and giant slalom Grinsel moved far out in front with a 192.64 aggregate earned through his seconding the Long distance event and first wednesday. A Remote second was the s Ward Lichtenegger with 173.72, the Rhine a entry Aba won the Cross country title tuesday had tote mis Fortune to Loose a ski on his second slalom nut Aja result he wound up 13th.after being 1ft third place with 65.0-Gecond run of his first descent close behind Lichtenegger was another German District skier Ramstein s Roger Flo Raschke with 173.48. The us s Bui Jowett from Alconbury Waif fourth with 170.86. Jowett who usually perform Well in the giant slalom was considered a possibility Germany s John Grinsel to displace either the second or third place men to.-. One title another within grasp the combined standings following thursday s closing event. "".". Third place in the slalom went to still another Germany District entry Dick Bogart stationed Tanato Headquarters in Oslo. Bogart who ilk White did t enter the Cross country and in there fore ineligible for the combined title had runs of 65.3 and 65.0 seconds for 130.3 total., of Gonzales Jowett place 4-5 the Spain Morocco District s Jim speedy con Zales was fourth with 69.9-74,0143.9, while fifth place went to Jowett with 78.1-66101441. Jowett lost valuable time when he had to go Back for a Gate on his first All there were 33 starters and 30 who finished the two run even about All Grinsel who is essentially b conserva Tive skier anyway has to do to win the combined Crown is to get through the giant slalom in a More or less respectable tune. He was eighth in the Coo klined in 1959 and fifth last year and this is his big Chance to wind up his european tour with the coveted Overall championship. " � in the tentative team standings based upon the Best of four performances by members of each District defending Champion Germany moved even farther out in front with 704.13 to Spain-morocco598.70. The top 10 finishers in the slalom sets we Nihom by Grundy Mediterranean s Bruce White. Seven few f a of a second behind 85 cars a penalized in Monte Carlo Monte Carlo a office will Tohir states former f9umpion Jack Demp to the area Whereto boxing to open personal appearance ale announced wednesday that 85cars had completed the 4,000-kilo meter 200-mite Monte Carlo rally distance run without penal a penalized cars included Large contingents from Scandinavia Britain France and West Germany and confirmed that this year s rally remains a wide open affair which could be won by Al most any of the survivors. However British Hopes were dampened when officials revealed that of the 63 starters from Glas Gow which contained the largest British contingent Only one made it through a penalized. That was the Triumph driven by Ian Lewis and Hugh Nash two rally a the 13 starters from Frank of Manassa boxing after he will open a and Cali at Utah state uni h Sah Lake City res i appearances i Ogden Salt Lake City and Price and Woodland Furt none came through without 86 Stockholm starters were the most favored. Forty four were penalized and the group includes Many seasoned Drivers who could easily carry off the Victory. The remaining Unett Alired car were divided thus by nationally Britain 15, France 31, Sweden 12,Germany 9, Norway 8, the nether lands 5, Finland 3, Denmark and Switzerland 1 women s trophy again seemed headed for Britain which had two women s teams among the a penalized including the win Ner of the past two events Patmos and Ann Wisdom. The automobiles remaining inthe running were from every coun try in Europe with the British Ford French citroen and swedish 2 Bally Drivers Friend die Mon Elimar France

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