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January 27, 1988 | Volume 68, Issue 4

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Kellie Casey Cover - Sports Illustrated January 27, 1988

January 27, 1988
U.S. champ Brian Boitano may not try a quadruple toe loop like this at the Games, but he'll give winning a spin

January 27, 1988 | E.M. Swift
Now that he has added artistry to his superior athleticism, Brian Boitano is no longer merely a skating robot

January 27, 1988 | E.M. Swift
Once known as the Alydar of figure skating, Canada's Brian Orser has been affirmed as the man to beat in Calgary now that he has won a world championship. After a silver medal at the Sarajevo...

January 27, 1988 | Sarah Ballard
Former skating star Barbara Ann Scott glides on smoothly

January 27, 1988
As the Games draw near, preparations for them fill Debi Thomas's waking hours. Follow the U.S. women's figure skating champion through a typical day

January 27, 1988 | William Oscar Johnson
The Games produce far more nonwinners than winners. Some have been real beauts. Calgary promises more

January 27, 1988
The action at the Saddledome will be as fast and furious as around this Soviet net

January 27, 1988 | E.M. Swift
The Swedes have a chance to beat the mighty Soviets, thanks to a brainy, creative style of play

January 27, 1988 | Austin Murphy
Young Sean Burke has the heavy duty of guarding the home country's net against rival forces

January 27, 1988 | William Oscar Johnson
Brian Leetch, the 'next great' U.S. player, eyes Calgary

January 27, 1988 | Leigh Montville
Calgary has the Winter Olympics; Inuvik, in the Arctic, has winter

January 27, 1988
With a twitch of a shoulder or twist of the toes, a luger steers a 60-mph sled down the serpentine run

January 27, 1988 | Jack McCallum
Markus Prock is a world champ, but an Olympic underdog

January 27, 1988 | Jill Lieber
Bonny Warner faced a lot of very tough sledding, but now she could become America's first medal-winner

January 27, 1988 | Philip Garner
Inspired by the Olympic quest for excellence, the author offers new ideas for sports and equipment

January 27, 1988
No competitors will have a higher ol' time at the Winter Games than the ski jumper

January 27, 1988 | Rick Telander
Austria's Andreas Felder (above) and Ernst Vettori are hot in the chillingly spectacular sport of ski jumping

January 27, 1988 | Kenny Moore
A Finnish husband and wife can both be first-place finishers

January 27, 1988 | William Oscar Johnson
There'll be a hot time in Calgary, host city of the Winter Olympics, where the mood is go-go-go when it comes to business or partying

January 27, 1988 | Jill Lieber
Josh Thompson, who grew up amid the wildlife in U.S. parks, has his sights set on the world's best biathletes

January 27, 1988 | Demmie Stathoplos
Jan Bucher and ballet skiing, a demonstration event, have been battling their hot-dog reputations for a long time

January 27, 1988
Record after record will fall in Calgary's skating dome, which contains hockey and figure skating rinks as well as the oval

January 27, 1988 | Shannon Brownlee
Bonnie Blair and Nick Thometz could bring home the first U.S. medals since the days of Eric Heiden

January 27, 1988 | Clive Gammon
Leo Visser of the Netherlands has a score to settle with a pesky Norwegian rival as he chases Olympic gold

January 27, 1988 | Kenny Moore
Canada's Gaetan Boucher, who won gold in Sarajevo, wants to repeat his triumph for the home folks

January 27, 1988 | Robert Sullivan
In cold, forbidding Manchuria, China is working toward Olympic glory—but not in Calgary in 1988

January 27, 1988
After considerable head-scratching and soul-searching, SI's resident experts list the athletes who shouldtake home Calgary's 138 Olympic medals

January 27, 1988 | Austin Murphy
Canada is the home-country favorite

January 27, 1988 | Austin Murphy
[Gold]Canada[Silver]U.S.S.R.[Bronze]Sweden

January 27, 1988 | Anita Verschoth
Finland's Matti Nykänen will steal the show

January 27, 1988 | E.M. Swift
Two Carmens will battle for the women's gold

January 27, 1988 | Robert Sullivan
Tough sledding for some, a bit too easy for one

January 27, 1988 | William Oscar Johnson
The Swiss will rule the slopes of Mount Allan

January 27, 1988 | Anita Verschoth
There'll be some hot times at the Olympic Oval

January 27, 1988 | Bruce Newman
There's money, big money, in them thar slopes—and rinks. All you have to do is win an Olympic gold medal or two

January 27, 1988 | J.E. Vader
The U.S. hopes to rock the world in the hotly contested demonstration sport of—don't laugh—curling

January 27, 1988 | William Oscar Johnson
A 2,887-mile train trip across Canada yielded rare insights into that vast country

January 27, 1988 | William Oscar Johnson
The Winter Olympics have a fairy-tale aura

January 27, 1988
The high-flying Pirmin Zurbriggen (right) will lead a formidable Swiss ski team in a massive assault on the slopes of Mount Allan. The goal: a lode of Alpine gold

January 27, 1988 | William Oscar Johnson
So strong are its men and women skiers, the team from Switzerland may come close to a clean medal sweep

January 27, 1988 | Donald J. Barr
At one point in her life, the most enthralling place senior editor Julia Lamb had ever visited was Winnipeg, Canada. "My family drove up there from our home in North Dakota, 120 miles, and I...

January 27, 1988 | William Oscar Johnson
It's conceivable that Pirmin Zurbriggen, the big cheese on the Swiss team, will win a record five gold medals

January 27, 1988 | Anita Verschoth
Tiny Luxembourg proudly presents Marc Girardelli, a transplanted Austrian who may beat the mighty Swiss

January 27, 1988 | Jack McCallum
The Tlalka twins, Dorota and Malgorzata, left their native Poland to make sweet ski music for France

January 27, 1988 | Sarah Ballard
Canadian downhillers take inspiration from a quartet of daring Canucks who put the country on the map in skiing

January 27, 1988 | Craig Neff
As many will attest, collecting the tiny, colorful Olympic souvenirs can be addictive—and profitable

January 27, 1988 | William Taaffe
ABC still smarts over the price of the rights

January 27, 1988
The bobsledders who win on the Canada Olympic Park run will probably beat 80 mph on their way to gold

January 27, 1988 | Anita Verschoth
The East German-Swiss rivalry is redolent of cold war fiction

January 27, 1988 | Robert Sullivan
For the U.S. team, sculptor Jerome Malinowski created a beautiful bob that he thought would go fast. He was right

January 27, 1988 | Shannon Brownlee
Ever wondered what keeps a ski jumper flying or a luger on track? Here are some answers