Tag Archives: Sports Illustrated

Courage

The January 31, 1955 cover of Sports Illustrated featured a fresh-faced young skier, blonde curls falling languidly over her sun-and-snow tanned forehead, blue eyes meeting the photographer’s lens with a seriousness that belied her exuberant personality. Her name was Jill Kinmont, and at 18, she was the national slalom champion and a likely medal contender in […]

Courage

The January 31, 1955 cover of Sports Illustrated featured a fresh-faced young skier, blonde curls falling languidly over her sun-and-snow tanned forehead, blue eyes meeting the photographer’s lens with a seriousness that belied her exuberant personality. Her name was Jill Kinmont, and at 18, she was the national slalom champ and a likely medal contender in […]

The greatest

My list of admired journalists is short, requiring for inclusion a sharp intellect, a compassionate spirit and the ability to express those capacities in a way that moves hearts and minds. Some are excellent reporters who also care about elegant writing; others are subtly dazzling writers who also care about rigorous reporting. My list of […]

Courage

The January 31, 1955 cover of Sports Illustrated featured a fresh-faced young skier, blonde curls falling languidly over her sun-and-snow tanned forehead, blue eyes meeting the photographer’s lens with a seriousness that belied her exuberant personality. Her name was Jill Kinmont, and at 18, she was the national slalom champ and a likely medal contender in […]