Leonardo David

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Leonardo David

  • Birth 27 Sep 1960 Valle d'Aosta, Italy
  • Death 26 Feb 1985 Valle d'Aosta, Italy
  • Burial Unknown
  • Memorial ID 43394748

Italian professional alpine skier who died of heart failure after 5 years in a coma caused by injuries he sustained in a crash at Lake Placid on 3 March 1979.David, who had won his first World Cup race a few days before his accident, fell a few yards before the finish of race 29 of the men's downhill World Cup series. David finished the season in 11th place in the men's overall competition, with 85 points. A racing piste is named after his memory on Gressoney Saint Jean.


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  • Created by: mask
  • Added: 22 Oct 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 43394748
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Leonardo David (27 Sep 1960–26 Feb 1985), Find A Grave Memorial no. 43394748, ; Maintained by mask (contributor 47021557) Unknown.