SHUSS: GRENOBLE 1968 (France)Shuss is the 1st olympic mascot, but was not took as official. It depict a stylized skiing man with France colors (blue, white, red). It was designed by Aline Lafargue.
SCHNEEMANDL: INNSBRUCK 1976 (Austria)Schneemandl (snowman in german) was the 1st official winter games mascot.
RONI: LAKE PLACID 1980 (USA)Roni, a raccoon designed by Don Moss, was the substitute of Rocky, a live raccoon unfortunately died before the games.
VUCKO: SARAJEVO 1984 (Yugoslavia)Vucko, the wolf, designed by Joze trebec, was elected by yugoslavian newspaper readers between other finalists as a snowball, a chamois, a squirrel, a lamb, and a porcupine.
HIDY, HOWDY: CALGARY 1988 (Canada)For the 1st time, a mascots pair is coming, it's polar bears, brother (Hidy)
and sister (Howdy) designed by Sheila Scott of Great Scott Productions. Their name was chosen in a contest sponsored by the Calgary zoo.