Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Speedy Spider on Skis

Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Speedy Spider on Skis

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FASTER THAN a speeding bullet, more powerful than a locomotive. . . . That's how U.S. downhill skier Tommy Moe raced to win the Olympic gold medal. While we have no idea if Moe's cool Spiderman-like ensemble helped him go for the gold, he sure looked fashionable. For those who wondered if similar suits are for sale, here's the scoop. They're called downhill racer suits, and they're made by Spyder Active Sports in Boulder, Colo., which is the official supplier for the U.S. Ski Team. Moe's style costs $798, but you can find similar Spyder suits for less at ski stores. For a complete catalog, call (800) 333-0302.

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What a doll: Remember paper dolls? You know, those dolls and clothes that had to be carefully cut out of books and mom's McCall's magazine? They're back - updated, of course. Our favorite is from Storybook Heirlooms, which features two little girls and a wardrobe of tea party dresses, priced at $9. Instead of cutting the clothes out, simply peel from the page, stick them on the dolls and pull off for a change of costume. …

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