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Olympic Games Preview with Picabo Street

Picabo Street (USA) [GEPA]
Picabo Street - 1998 Olympic Games [Photo: GEPA]

Former Olympic and World Champion Picabo Street shares her fondest memories of being on Team USA and unique insight into being an Olympian in this special Winter Olympic Games preview

The Inside Line is a co-production of  Ski Racing Media & WiSP Sports and presented by Gabbi Hall

Podcast length: 49′ 19″

On this week’s episode Gabbi Hall has the top stories from the FIS Alpine World Cup Season  in Fresh Tracks and a preview of the Winter Olympics including some of the outlying winter sports nations who are sending athletes.  And as an introduction to the Games in Pyeongchang and what athletes and fans can expect Gabbi has a special guest in former Olympic and World Champion Picabo Street. Picabo won Olympic gold in the Nagano super-G in 1998 and also took home a silver in downhill four years earlier in Lillehammer.  She also earned three World Championship medals including winning the downhill at the 1996 World Champs in Sierra Nevada, Spain. Since retiring at the Salt Lake City Olympics in 2002, Picabo has stayed involved in the sport and will be taking part in the opening ceremony of the U.S. National Championships in March.

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Social Media Links

Picabo Street @picabostreet

Gabbi on Twitter and Instagram @hall_gabbi 

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Photo: Picabo Street 1988 Olympic Games [Photo: GEPA]
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