Picabo Street

 

Date Of Birth

April 3, 1971
 

Biography

Picabo Street is a former World Cup alpine ski racer who has won several Olympic medals. Inducted into the National Ski Hall of Fame in 2004, she became part of the U.S. Ski Team and initially competed in the speed events of downhill and super G. In 1996, she suffered from an accident that tore a ligament in her right knee. After two years of rehab, she returned to ski racing and in 2000 retired from international competition after the 2002 Winter Olympics in Utah.

In 2012, Street joined the cast of the NBC competition series Stars Earn Stripes.
 

Place of Birth

Triumph, Idaho, USA
 

Birth Name

Picabo Street
 

Gender

Female
 

Fun Facts

-She has three children with husband John Reeser.
-Her parents called her "Little Girl" for the first 2 years of her life because they wanted her to name herself.
 

Awards

-Gold Medal at 1998 Nagano Olympic Games
-Gold Medal at 1996 Sierra Nevada World Championship
-Silver Medal at 1994 Lillehammer Olympic Games
-Silver Medal at 1993 Morioka World Championship
-Bronze Medal at 1996 Sierra Nevada World Championship
 

Filmography

2012 Stars Earn Stripes (TV series)
2007 The States (TV series documentary)
2006 Celebrity Paranormal Project (TV series)
2006 Today (TV series)
2003 Battle of the Network Stars (TV special)
2003 Pyramid (TV series)
2002 OL Salt Lake City 2002 (TV documentary)
2002 America's Funniest Home Videos (TV series)
2002 Hollywood Squares (TV series)
2002 Salt Lake City 2002: XIX Olympic Winter Games (TV mini-series)
2002 ESPN SportsCentury (TV series documentary)
2002 Women of the Games: Going for the Gold on E! (TV special)
1999 48 Hours (TV series documentary)
1998 The 78th Annual Miss America Pageant (TV special)
1998 Arli$$ (TV series)
1998 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV series)
1998 Nagano 1998: XVIII Olympic Winter Games (TV mini-series)
1998 The 18th Olympic Winter Games (TV series)
1995 American Gladiators (TV series)
 

Nickname

None
 

Height

5' 7" (1.70 m)
 

Quotes

"I'm addicted to speed. Not the drug 'speed', of course, but the rush, the adrenaline of speed. I drive fast, I talk fast, I think fast. I hang out with people who think fast, and I thrive in a speedy atmosphere. I mean, even my golf cart hauls ass. That's just the way it is."