Passing of ski legend Adrien Duvillard

French skiing legend Adrien Duvillard senior passed away on 14

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February 2017 in his home town Megeve (FRA) at the age of 82.

Duvillard was a member of the French National Team from 1953 to 1962 when he won some of the most prestigious races on the international skiing circuit at that time.

In 1960, the Frenchman won the triple in Kitzbuehel (AUT), including the famous Hahnenkamm downhill and slalom, which also earned him the combined win, a feat which was only repeated by teammate Jean-Claude Killy in 1967.

During his career, he competed in two editions of the Olympic Winter Games in Cortina d’Ampezzo (ITA) 1956 and Squaw Valley (USA) 1960. In 1962, he announced his retirement following the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships on home soil in Chamonix.

FIS would like to express its sincere condolences to the family and friends of Adrien Duvillard.