His family, including older sister Kyla, younger sister Genesis and younger brother Chelone, lived on 500 acres (2 km's) of land in the forest, where his parents celebrated the Solstices, in a log cabin without electricity or indoor plumbing.
Jonny won the gold medal in the 1998 Winter Olympics in the freestyle mogul event. He revolutionized skiing by bringing a non-traditional, "extreme" style to the event and became world famous for his "360 mute grab". He came home a national hero, and has been competing in other events and enjoying his celebrity status since then.
Josh Sundquist is a Paralympic ski racer who has been featured on CNN and in USA TODAY and has spoken across the country to groups ranging from Fortune 500 companies to inner city public schools to the White House.
The name Picabo Street is synonymous with excellence in the sport of downhill skiing. Leading up to and following her exceptional gold medal performance at the 1998 Winter Olympics in Nagano, Picabo's career on the mountain has no doubt been jagged and covered with obstacles; however, her resilience and sheer determination has earned her the title of one of today's most talented female athletes.
The only skier in the world (except maybe Picabo Street) to achieve rock-star fame and adoration, Alberto Tomba is among the biggest phenomenons to hit skiing in recent years. A common joke is Tomba's lack of discipline in training ," inability to refuse his mother's pasta dinners and flirting with fans instead of running practice gates ," all laughing ceases when Tomba takes flight on the course
Chris Waddell has won 13 Paralympic medals, becoming the most decorated male monoskier in history. In September 2009, Waddell became the first paraplegic to summit Mt. Kilimanjaro almost entirely under his own power.
Not long after Tommy Moe became the second American man to win an Olympic downhill 10 years later, his career was undone by injuries. And like Johnson, who never fully recovered his glory, Moe has yet to rediscover the form that carried him to the gold and a silver in the Super G.
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