2001 national pacesetter and spokesperson Picabo Street, along with fellow Olympians AJ Kitt, Tommy Moe and Chad Fleischer, crowned over 70 skiers with gold medals and national champion titles at the 2001 Charles Schwab Nastar National Championships.
A wide-smiling but admittedly bewildered Jonna Mendes had the fastest time on each run Tuesday and collected her first national title as she won the GS by 1.75 seconds on the fifth day of the Chevy Truck U.S. Alpine Championships.
For 24 ski and snowboard athletes gathered at Squaw Valley USA, Calif., on Saturday for the first-ever Jeep® Terrain Park Challenge (www.jeeptpc.com) National Championships, the event provided not only an opportunity for personal glory, but also the chance to further showcase one of the nation's fastest growing sports.
Two-time Olympian Marcus Nash of Fryeburg, Maine, ambushed Canadian Phil Villeneuve halfway through the final heatSaturday on the way to retaining his national sprint ski title on the 2002Olympic venue.
Olympic Gold Medalists Phil Mahre and Tommy Moe headline a cast of Olympians who will host 900 skiers at the 2002 NASTAR National Championships this weekend at Park City Mountain Resort in Park City, Utah.