High Point Enterprise Newspaper Archives Jul 4 1976, Page 123

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High Point Enterprise, The (Newspaper) - July 4, 1976, High Point, North Carolina12c High Point Enterprise sunday july 4, 1976 by new . Skiing Talent Cindy Nelson pressured new York a Cindy Nelson. America s top woman skier is feeling the pressure from an 18-year-old youngster named Abbi Fisher who is threatening the could help make the . Women s team one of the strongest in the world next year. I expect a lot from Abbi said the 20-year-old miss Nelson during a Short break from schooling and dryland train ing in France. She has the Talent and everything it lakes. She s my immediate Well the person most immediately at my Side pushing Cindy wound up ranked eighth in the women s 1976 Over All world cup standings the same position she occupied the year before. But she is fighting two of the athlete s oldest nemeses injury and age. Miss Nelson has a bad left knee and an operation is prob ably in her future. "1 went to heavenly Valley Calif after Hunter Mountain the nations world series of skiing last March and the team doctor another doctor and i decided not to operate. We looked at the knee and just decided that 1 would be in her off with everything left in there for the time said miss Nelson who had flown to new York from France to in1 in announce a new ski promotion. Miss Nelson of Lutsen. Minn., will be 21 before the next world cup season begins. Miss Fisher of South Conway . Will be id. The age difference does t seem too Radical until one considers that at 25. The now retire great. Rosi Mitter i Nair of West Germany was considered uie old lady of skiing. The average age on the . Women s team is 19. Add 10 that the problem with her knee and Cindy s com petition looks even stronger. Her problems were compared to those of the Gimpy kneed hockey Star. Bobby Orr. A pained look crossed her tanned i Ike. Yeah. 1 feel sorry for she said. Cindy is a downhill won a Bronze medal in the event at the Innsbruck Winter a Good Lundari Enlal ability in the slalom events. She is a fighter a Charger. During practice and just before or alter a race she is nearly concentration is so intense. This should be a real Good year for our girls. With the proper training they could hold said the blonde miss Nelson. Last year it was probably All the germans. But Ronsi Mittermaier is gone now and that leaves a big Hole. I think our women s team can be Hie strongest in the training is n key. And one with which miss Nelson has hinted some unhappiness. Last year two of the team s top men s coach Hanspeter Hohr and women s coach Sylvain i went to school for two months in up on my said miss Nelson. And then i trained for 10 Days in Aiguille. I worked with one of the French women s coaches who used to coach the american team Sylvain Dao Lena. I m kind of sad that he s nol coaching with us anymore. He was a very Good coach. Bui he told me 1 could come up and stay until the end of the month. So 1 was Over there eight Days doing dry land training and now i m going to la Deax Alps for testing miss Nelson has not spoken with any of her teammates since the end of the season. Most of the american team has been undergoing training in my. Hood Meadows Hanover. . Miss Fisher was named to the .a. Team in november 1970 after a giant slalom Victory at the Kandahar of the Andes in South America. Although she did not crack the top 20 in the Over All stand Ings this past season she was tied for 20th in the giant slalom standings. She is evidence of the growing strength and depth of the . Women. Only three years ago the americans had just two women skiers in the top 17 in the slalom one in the giant slalom and one in the downhill. They now have four in slalom five in giant slalom and three in downhill. Miss Nelson is in the top seed in All three disciplines. 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