Jean Claude Killy

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Birthday
30, 1943
Birthplace
Saint-Cloud, France
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
30, 1943 (age 76)
Birthplace
Saint-Cloud, France

About

French alpine skier who won three Gold medals at the 1968 Olympics, for the Downhill, Slalom, and Giant Slalom events.

Before Fame

After his mother abandoned the family, his father gave him permission to pursue skiing instead of school.

Trivia

He won his first international slalom race in his hometown at eighteen.

Family Life

Married Danielle Gaubert in 1973 and they remained together until her death in 1987.

Associated With

He was in Copper Mountain starring Jim Carrey.