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Billy Kidd is immortalized in a bronze statue at the base of Steamboat Ski Area, where he still holds 1 p.m. skiing appointments at the top of the Why Not ski run.

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Billy Kidd's 1964 Olympic medal paved the way for American skiers

At just 20 years old, Billy Kidd won America's first men's Alpine medal. Fifty years later, his slalom silver still resonates.

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