Picabo Street

Picabo Street (born April 3, 1971) is an American former World Cup alpine ski racer and Olympic gold medalist.wikipedia
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Alpine skiing at the 1994 Winter Olympics – Women's downhill

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After her silver medal performance in the downhill at the 1994 Winter Olympics, a run was named after her at Sun Valley, on the Warm Springs side of Bald Mountain; the expert run formerly known as "Plaza" became "Picabo's Street."

Triumph, Idaho

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Born at home in Triumph, Idaho, Street's parents are Dee (a music teacher) and Roland "Stubby" Street (a stonemason).
Triumph is the childhood home of U.S. Olympic skier Picabo Street.

Alpine skiing at the 1998 Winter Olympics – Women's super-G

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A month after her gold medal win in the super G at the 1998 Winter Olympics, Street careened off course while racing at the final downhill of the 1998 season at Crans-Montana, Switzerland.

United States Ski Team

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Street joined the U.S. Ski Team in 1989 at the age of 17.

FIS Alpine Ski World Cup

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Picabo Street (born April 3, 1971) is an American former World Cup alpine ski racer and Olympic gold medalist. Street also won World Cup downhill season titles in 1995 and 1996, the first American woman to do so, along with nine World Cup downhill race wins.

1994–95 FIS Alpine Ski World Cup

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Street also won World Cup downhill season titles in 1995 and 1996, the first American woman to do so, along with nine World Cup downhill race wins.
Picabo Street won six races and five of them in a row.

FIS Alpine World Ski Championships 1996

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She won the super G at the 1998 Winter Olympics and the downhill at the 1996 World Championships, along with three other Olympic and World Championship medals.

1995–96 FIS Alpine Ski World Cup

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Street also won World Cup downhill season titles in 1995 and 1996, the first American woman to do so, along with nine World Cup downhill race wins.

National Ski Hall of Fame

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Street was inducted into the National Ski Hall of Fame in 2004.

Picabo, Idaho

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She was named after the nearby village of Picabo.
The name "Picabo" was made familiar by Picabo Street, an Olympic skier who grew up in nearby Triumph.

Sun Valley, Idaho

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After her silver medal performance in the downhill at the 1994 Winter Olympics, a run was named after her at Sun Valley, on the Warm Springs side of Bald Mountain; the expert run formerly known as "Plaza" became "Picabo's Street." She was raised on a small farm in Triumph, several miles southeast of Sun Valley, where she learned to ski and race.
Olympic medalists from Sun Valley include Gretchen Fraser, Christin Cooper, Picabo Street, snowboarder Kaitlyn Farrington, and disabled skier Muffy Davis, a founding and honorary board member of Sun Valley Adaptive Sports.

Rowland Hall-St. Mark's School

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She attended Rowland Hall-St. Mark's School in Salt Lake City, Utah, and participated in its Rowmark Ski Academy for one year before returning to Sun Valley to race for the Sun Valley Ski Education Foundation.
Other notable Rowland Hall alumni include Hilary Lindh, Picabo Street, James "Gerbs" Bauer and Levi Leipheimer.

1992–93 FIS Alpine Ski World Cup

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She primarily competed in the speed events of downhill and super G, with her World Cup debut at age 21 in a slalom on December 6, 1992.

American Gladiators

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She performed well on the show American Gladiators, where Street used her strength to defeat the gladiator character "Ice" in a couple of events.
The women were 1994 silver and 1998 gold downhill skier Picabo Street and 1988 bronze figure skater Debi Thomas.

FIS Alpine World Ski Championships 1993

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Two months later at the 1993 World Championships in Japan she won the silver medal in the combined event.

Stars Earn Stripes

Picabo was the runner up (with a time of 5:37) in the NBC celebrity reality competition series Stars Earn Stripes.
Picabo Street – Winter Olympics downhill skiing medalist, playing for Hiring Our Heroes

Gretchen Fraser

Street joined Christin Cooper and Gretchen Fraser as Sun Valley Olympic medalists (their named runs are on Seattle Ridge).
Later in life she was a mentor to aspiring female ski racers at Sun Valley, including Susie Corrock, Christin Cooper, Picabo Street, and disabled skier Muffy Davis.

Celebrity Paranormal Project

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She also appeared on Celebrity Paranormal Project.

Nickelodeon Guts

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She appeared on the TV shows Nickelodeon GUTS in 1994, and Pyramid (2002).
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Kvitfjell

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Katja Seizinger of Germany won the women's downhill with Picabo Street of the U.S. a distant second; Diann Roffe of the U.S. took gold in the Super G.

ChapStick

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In the late 1990s, after her success at the 1998 Winter Olympics, Street became a spokeswoman for a variety of products, including the soft drink Mountain Dew and ChapStick-brand lip balm.
Former ski racer Picabo Street, for a time, was seen on television commercials as one of the company's endorsers.