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Jill Kinmont Boothe dies at 75; ski champ disabled in crash became role model
Jill Kinmont Boothe was the national women's slalom champion and on the cover of Sports Illustrated when she set out to win a 1955 race that would help put her on the U.S. Olympic ski team. As she sped down a Utah mountain slope, she lost control on an icy bump, struck a spectator, crashed and tumbled into a tree.
By Bettina Boxall, Los Angeles Times
February 11, 2012