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Jean Claude Killy (Killy Jean Claude)

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Born: 1943 AD
Currently alive, at 71 years of age.

Nationality: French
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1943 - Born in Saint-Cloud on the 30th of August.

1969 - He moved to Geneva, Switzerland.

1967 - Killy was a World Cup champion and would repeat.

1968 - Killy won the Triple Crown of Alpine Skiing with a sweep of all three gold medals at the Winter Olympics in Grenoble, France, in the slalom, giant slalom and downhill events.

1972 - Killy starred as a ski instructor in the crime movie Snow Job, released in the UK as The Ski Raiders, and U.S. TV as The Great Ski Caper.

1977-1994 - He was a member of the Executive board of the Alpine skiing Committee of the Federation Internationale de Ski.

         - Killy served as the President of the Société du Tour de France, and also as co-president of the Winter Olympics in Albertville, France.

1995 - Killy has been a member of the International Olympic Committee.

2000 - Jean-Claude Killy became Grand Officer of the Légion d'honneur.


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