Jean-Claude Killy (born August 30, 1943) is a former World Cup alpine ski racer from France. Born in Saint-Cloud, Hauts-de-Seine, he dominated the sport in the late 1960s. He was a triple Olympic champion, winning the three alpine events at the 1968 Winter Olympics, becoming the most successful athlete there. He also won the first two World Cup titles, in 1967 and 1968.
Portrait of French skier Jean-Claude Killy taken 17 February 1968 in Chamrousse, near Grenoble (French Alps), during the Winter Olympic Games. Killy won three gold medals during the competition (downhill, slalom and giant slalom) to tie Austrian Toni Sailer's performance in the 1956 Winter Olympic Games in Cortina d'Ampezzo (Italy).