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Jean Claude Killy

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The Resume

    (August 30, 1943- )
    Raised in Val d'Isere, France
    Winner of the World Cup of Skiing (1967 & 1968)
    Winner of three Olympic gold medals in 1968
    Acted in the movies 'Snow Job (1972)' and 'The Great Ski Caper'

Why he might be annoying:

    He was very sexually active during his twenties and his escapades included a bout with VD and a paternity suit filed against him (which he was declared innocent).
    A spectator interfered with an Austrian skier during the 1968 Olympic slalom so that Killy could win the gold.
    His nickname was 'Toutoune,' which is French for 'frisky.'
    He acted in many lame-duck skiing movies after the Olympics.
    He dropped out of school at 15 to join the French national ski team.

Why he might not be annoying:

    He's only one of three skiers to win three alpine skiing gold medals in a single Olympics.
    He helped organize the Albertville Winter Olympics in 1992.
    He is considered one of the greatest skiers ever.
    A ski trail in his hometown of Val d'Isere was named in his honor.
    He was co-president of the organizing committee of the 1992 Winter Olympics in Albertville.
    He had a good friendship with his ski maker Michel Arpin.
    His wife Danielle Gaubert died of cancer when they were both 44.
    His mother abandoned the family and he was forced into boarding school at 11.

Credit: JonnyVan


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Year In Review:

    In 2021, Out of 16 Votes: 75.00% Annoying
    In 2020, Out of 8 Votes: 62.50% Annoying
    In 2019, Out of 6 Votes: 66.67% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 3 Votes: 66.67% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 5 Votes: 40.0% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 4 Votes: 25.00% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 5 Votes: 60.0% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 12 Votes: 58.33% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 16 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 17 Votes: 23.53% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 21 Votes: 47.62% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 31 Votes: 48.39% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 23 Votes: 56.52% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 48 Votes: 72.92% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 71 Votes: 52.11% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 89 Votes: 60.67% Annoying