Alpine Skiing – 1978 – World Cup Championships Mens Downhill ITA Leonardo David

Leonardo David (27 September 1960 – 26 February 1985) was a World Cup alpine ski racer from northwestern Italy…..who died of heart failure in Gressoney-La-Trinité after nearly six years in a coma…. which was caused by injuries he sustained in a fall near Lake Placid, New York, on 3 March 1973…..when David fell a few yards before the finish of the pre-Olympic downhill at Whiteface Mountain…..as seen in this video herewith. …