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Alberto Tomba

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Brennan, Christine. "Tomba True to Word: Gets Gold in Giant Slalom." Washington Post (February 26, 1988): G1.

Bronikowski, Lynn. "Playboy's Tour of Duty: Promote Vail." Rocky Mountain News (Denver, CO) (May 12, 1996): 2B.

"Bronze Medal Helps to Salvage Tomba's Pride." Times (London, England) (February 17, 1997): 24.

Cassert, Raf. "Muted Farewell for La Bomba." Independent Sunday (London, England) (February 22, 1998): 16.

Chadband, Ian. "La Bomba Goes for Last Descent." Sunday Times (London, England) (December 15, 1996): 15.

Clarey, Christopher. "For a Struggling Tomba, an Uncertain Bronze." International Herald Tribune (February 17, 1997): 20.

Clarey, Christopher. "Irrepressible Tomba, Having Won It All, Hangs Up His Skis." International Herald Tribune (October 5, 1998): 24.

"Coy Tomba Spins a Web of Intrigue." Buffalo News (Buffalo, NY) (February 18, 1998): C4.

Dufresne, Chris. "Quake Makes Presence Known on Slopes; Tomba Doesn't." Los Angeles Times (February 21, 1998).

Dufresne, Chris. "Tomba, Old Man of the Mountain, Is Ready to Take on the Youngsters." Los Angeles Times (February 17, 1998): 1.

Farber, Michael. "Back in Style." Sports Illustrated (January 16, 1995): 34-37.

Grudowski, Mike, and Kvinta, Paul. "Alberto: A Life." Outside Magazine (December, 1998).

Holford, Nicky. "Bomba Proof: Italy Will Always Come First for Alberto 'la Bomba' Tomba." Guardian (London, England) (December 4, 1999): 13.

"Italian Ski Lift." Financial Times (March 22, 1996): 19.

Johnson, William Oscar. "The Alberto-ville Games." Sports Illustrated (March 2, 1992): 22-25.

Johnson, William Oscar. "It Turned out Schuss Fine." Sports Illustrated (February 1, 1988): 16-19.

Johnson, William Oscar. "Master of the Mountain." Sports Illustrated (March 7, 1988): 46-49.

"Kaelin Gets Even with Tomba." Star-Ledger (Newark, NJ) (March 10, 1996): 22.

Kirkpatrick, Curry. "La Bomba." Sports Illustrated (February 3, 1992): 52-60.

Kiszla, Mark. "Sated Tomba Seeks New Hills to Conquer." Denver Post (March 14, 1997): C-02.

Loverro, Thom. "Make Way for Italy's Minister of Fun." Washington Times (February 13, 1998): 8.

Meyer, John. "Vail Puts Tomba in the Saddle: Skiing Star Signs Deal to Promote Resorts." Rocky Mountain News (Denver, CO) (February 22, 1996): 1B.

Newman, Bruce. "La Bomba's a Real Blast." Sports Illustrated (January 25, 1988): 30-33.

O'Hagan, Simon. "Weaver of a Golden Legend: Close-Up: Alberto Tomba." Independent Sunday (London, England) (February 25, 1996): 22.

Paige, Woody. "Tomba and I, Just Out Being Playboys."

Denver Post (February 13, 1998): D-06.

Skow, John. "Champagne Runs." Time (March 7, 1988): 67-68.

Starcevic. "Amiez Edges Past Tomba for World Cup Slalom Title." Rocky Mountain News (Denver, CO) (March 11, 1996): 15B.

Thomas, Pete. "Entertainment Mogul: Retirement Has Hardly Slowed Alberto Tomba, the Flamboyant Fun-Loving Former Olympic and World Skiing Champion." Los Angeles Times (January 26, 2001): D-10.

"Tomba Accused of Assault." Independent (London, England) (March 20, 1996): 23.

"Tomba Cleared." Times (London, England) (February 1, 2002): 6.

"Tomba Flashes His Olympic Form." Rocky Mountain News (Denver, CO) (January 9, 1998): 16C.

"Tomba Is Gracious in Losing Slalom Crown." Seattle Times (March 11, 1996): C8.

"Tomba Is Indicted." International Herald Tribune (November 27, 1998): 22.

"Tomba Joins Rush to Laud Maier's Show." Independent (London, England) (February 20, 1998): 27.

"Tomba May Go Out a Winner After All." Rocky Mountain News (Denver, CO) (March 16, 1998): 18C.

"Tomba Out of Slalom." Tampa Tribune (February 21, 1998): 10.

"Tomba Straps on His Racing Skis for One Final Slalom Exhibition." Seattle Post-Intelligencer (December 31, 1998): E6.

"Tomba Swoops on Second Title." Independent (London, England) (February 26, 1996): S16.

"Vail Gets Lift from Tomba: Italian Racer to Help Colo. Resort Lure Foreign Skiers." Denver Post (February 22, 1996): C-01.

"Vail Lands Tomba as Ski Ambassador." Seattle Times (February 25, 1996): D2.

Wade, Stephen. "Blazing Second Run Takes Tomba to His Second Alpine Gold Medal." Rocky Mountain News (Denver, CO) (February 26, 1996): 16B.

Zgoda, Jerry. "Tomba Still Draws a Crowd." Star Tribune (Minneapolis, MN) (February 6, 2001): 13C.


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"That's Enough: Alpine Skiing Legend Tomba Calls It Quits." CNN/SI.http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/skiing/news/1998/10/03/tomba_retires/(October 3, 1998).

"Tomba la Bomba!." International Olympic Committee. http://www.olympic.org/uk/passion/museum/events/past/event_tomba_uk.asp (October 11, 2002).

"Tomba's Troubles: Skiing Legend Indicted on Tax Charges." CNN/SI. http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/skiing/news/1998/11/26/tomba_taxcharges/ (November 26, 1998).

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