1970’s Ski Racing Color

us ski team 1976 yamaha poles nelson cochran ski racingYamaha 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. 

spider sabich ski racer k2Look Mom, that’s Spider Sabich Photo:  John Terence Turner

bobby cochran ski racer vermont olin 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.

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