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Austrian Matthias Mayer conquers skiing greats in men's downhill at Olympics

...champions, alongside names such as Tommy Moe of the United States in 1994, Leonhard Stock of Austria in 1980, and Jean-Luc Cretier of France in 1998. It was at those Nagano Olympics that Mayer, all of 7 at the time, set an alarm to wake up in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-02-09/austrian-matthias-mayer-
Canadian women defeat U.S. on ice

...Lauberhorn course in 2 minutes 28.32 seconds. Once again, it was a French skier who prevented an Austrian sweep, with Jean-Luc Cretier taking second place in 2:29.29, ahead of Maier, who was third in 2:29.65. France's Nicolas Burtin stopped...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/01/18/oth_220827.shtml
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Bode Miller wins bronze at Olympics

...years and 4 months, Defago became the oldest man to win the Olympic downhill, three months older than Frenchman Jean-Luc Cretier when he won at the 1998 Nagano Games.Mario Scheiber of Austria finished fourth, local favorite Erik Guay of Canada...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2010-02-15/bode-miller-wins-bronze-olympics
Olympics | Sports
U.S. men's alpine ski team has fallen on hard times

...contenders in the downhill include the Austrian team, led by Hermann Maier; Norway's Kjetil Andre Aamodt; and Jean-Luc Cretier of France. The women start with Super G Tuesday. "We've been making inroads in the last couple of weeks, and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/02/08/oly_222089.shtml
Olympics
Maier wins super-G in final pre-Olympic race

...season. "Our advantage is that Austria can only have four starters in each event at the Olympics," France's Jean-Luc Cretier. "That's six rivals less." Maier led by .37 seconds at the halfway point. He then built his lead with a near-flawless...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/02/02/oth_221752.shtml
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Olympic notebook: Crashes mark men's downhill

NAGANO - Jean-Luc Cretier of France won the men's Olympic downhill in a race marked by spectacular crashes. Lasse Kjus of Norway was second and Hannes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/02/13/oly_222409.shtml
Olympics
Schifferer wins downhill for third victory of season

...Lauberhorn course in 2 minutes 28.32 seconds. Once again, it was a French skier who prevented an Austrian sweep, with Jean-Luc Cretier taking second place in 2:29.29, ahead of Maier, who was third in 2:29.65. France's Nicolas Burtin stopped...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/01/18/oth_220817.shtml
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