Smart and dashing, with chairlift-stopping good looks, Spider Sabich was among a small group of professional American skiers who popularized the sport here in the 1960s and ’70s. http://www.californiaconversations.com/articles/spring2005/article003.pdf
A Babe Magnet
Sabich quickly became one of the tour’s stars—on and off the ski runs. Blond and blue-eyed, he was the sort of man who stopped conversation when he walked into a ski lodge. Ski bunnies crowded in for a closer look.