Points for the World Cup of skiing—a 1967 innovation—are earned for placings in downhill (D), slalom (S) and giant slalom (GS) events selected by the World Cup committee. There are nine World Cup meets, those listed plus two more to take place in the U.S. (this week's giant slalom race at Vail, Colo, and next week's finale, the slalom and giant slalom at Jackson Hole, Wyo.). Only a racer's three best scores in each of the three events (indicated in red on the chart) are counted in the World Cup total. Thus, since first place earns 25 points, the maximum a skier can get is 75 in one event, or 225 in all. Jean-Claude Killy, who has clinched the men's World Cup already, has 215 points. Even though Marielle Goitschel leads her rivals, either could overtake her in the races to come.