Last week--three years, eight months and 17 days after a horrific crash in Crans Montana, Switzerland--Street stood at the bottom of the downhill course at Lake Louise with the lead in a World Cup race.
Hilde Gerg of Germany won the first of back-to-back women's World Cup downhills Friday on the tight Zwoelferkogl course. U.S. skiers Picabo Street and Kristin Clark finished tenth and eleventh respectively.
US Ski Team athletes are helping to educate fans about the 15 environmental programs sponsored by the 2002 Winter Olympic Games. The Salt Lake Games aim to be the first Olympics to achieve zero waste and zero emissions.