Photo of the day From the Stripes archives

March 24, 2007


Red Grandy ©Stars and Stripes

Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, January 8, 1977: Austria's Franz Klammer is surrounded by fans during the Kandahar ski races. Klammer was in the middle of a string of 10 consecutive downhill wins when he won the Kandahar event. In addition to winning the 1976 Olympic gold medal, he finished first in 25 World Cup races during his career.