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  • Stenmark, Ingemar Born 1956. Swedish alpine skier who won 86 World Cup downhill races, including 14 successive giant slalom races. He won two gold medals at the 1980 Olympics.

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  • The next time you hear some celebrity scientist, impassioned blogger, or earnest politician argue that we must develop and implement their "science-based approach" to solving the latest pressing issue, I suggest that you keep this concluding quote from Stenmark's 2001 book in mind:

    Robert J. Cabin: Blinding Ourselves With Scientism

  • For example, in his 2001 book Scientism: Science, Ethics, and Religion, Mikael Stenmark pointed out that statements such as Francis Crick's claim that "we are nothing but packs of neutrons," Carl Sagan's "the Cosmos is all that is or ever was or ever will be," and Richard Dawkins's "every living object's sole reason for living is that of being a machine for propagating DNA" are extrascientific or philosophical claims.

    Robert J. Cabin: Blinding Ourselves With Scientism

  • Only Swedish legend Ingemar Stenmark, with 86, has won more World Cup races.

    USATODAY.com - For Austria's 'Herminator,' no apologies and no regrets

  • Then came a call from Ingemar Stenmark, a Swedish icon, the country's most celebrated Alpine skier and the athlete Paerson worshiped as a child.

    USATODAY.com - Swede victory: Paerson captures elusive gold

  • Maier, the four-time and defending World Cup overall champion, joined Italy's Tomba in second place on the career victory list behind Ingemar Stenmark.

    USATODAY.com - Maier wins super-G for 50th World Cup triumph

  • Hirscher became the first men's skier to win the first three races of the year since Swedish great Ingemar Stenmark in 1978.

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  • In 1975, Thoeni edged Swedish rival Ingemar Stenmark for the overall World Cup title by winning a parallel slalom in Val Gardena.

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  • He won for the third time in four days and became the first man to win the first three races of the year since Swedish great Ingemar Stenmark in 1978.

    The Seattle Times

  • "I guess I have something with this mountain like no other," said Kostelic, whose third straight win in the Wengen slalom matched Swedish great Ingemar Stenmark 1975-77.

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  • To find yourself in the same sentence as Ingemar Stenmark is the greatest honour.

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