James Couttet

James Couttet

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. James Couttet (July 18, 1921 - November 13, 1997) was a French alpine skier, world champion and Olympic medalist. He was born in Bossons near Chamonix and died in Chamonix. Couttet received a silver medal in the slalom and a bronze medal in the combined at the 1948 Winter Olympics in St. Moritz. He became a world champion in the downhill in 1938. Alpine skiing (or downhill skiing) is the sport of sliding down snow-covered hills on skis with fixed-heel bindings. Alpine skiing can be contrasted with skiing using free-heel bindings: Ski mountaineering and nordic skiing - such as cross-country; ski jumping; and Telemark.show more

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  • Paperback | 52 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 3mm | 91g
  • Cred Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135748246
  • 9786135748246