Yamaha supports the U.S. Team. The 1976 U.S. Ski Team with Yamaha poles: (left to right) Becky Dorsey, 19, Wenham, Mass.; Mike Dorris, 21, McCall, Idaho; Gail Blackburn, 21, Brunswick, Me.; Ron Biedermann, 23, Stowe, VT.; Cindy Nelson, 20, Lutsen, Minn.; Lindy Cochran, 22, Richmond, Vt.; Karl Anderson, 22, Greene, Me. and Greg Jones, 22, Tahoe City, Calif. Yamaha, an official supplier to the U.S. team, has a total commitment to the team effort.
Look Mom, that’s Spider Sabich. Photo: John Terence Turner
A member of the well-know skiing Cochran family of Richmond, Vt., Bobby Cochran, 24, joined the pros in 1974 after 5 years on the U.S. Ski Team. After placing 15th at the end of his first pro season, Bobby cut loose in 1976 and tied for 3rd overall winning $16,800. He is a member of the Olin racing team, users of the Mark V and VI high-performance racing skis.