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Why We Ski: Maria Bogner

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Maria and her husband, Willy-German skiwear designers-introduced the curve-hugging stretch pant in the late ’40s. Sleeker than its baggy wool predecessor, it cut race times. But the new style also set pulses racing, imbuing skiing with new glamour. Stretch ski pants tell no lies. And we arelistening, still, to every word.