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Former Olympic skiing medalist Street joins Fox Sports

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Fox Sports announced Monday that former gold medal downhill skier Picabo Street will join the network as an analyst for the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi, Russia.

She will provide analysis for all the men's and women's skiing events, and contribute to daily commentary before and during the Games as part of Fox's TV, internet and radio coverage.

"In addition to leading the media charge up to and during the 2014 Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia, FOX Sports is also making industry history by launching a new national multi-sports network, FOX Sports 1, in August," Street said in a statement. "I am humbled and very proud to be a part of the FOX Sports family through the 2014 Olympic Games and beyond."

Rick Jaffe, Senior Vice President of News for FOX Sports, said in a statement: "Picabo Street is not only synonymous with skiing, but is an icon in her sport, and we are thrilled she's joining the FOX Sports family. Picabo's personality is contagious. She's candid, she's entertaining and she's lived it. We are very happy she'll be involved in the lead-up coverage for the Winter Olympics as well as going to Sochi with us to cover The Games this coming February."

Street is a two-time Olympic medalist, winning won gold in the Super G at the 1998 Games in Nagano, Japan. She claimed a silver medal in the Downhill in 1994 at Lillehammer, Norway. She also competed in the 2002 Games in Salt Lake City, Utah.
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