Janica Kostelic champion of the World 2006
Janica Kostelic World Cup champion. Croatia's World Cup champion Janica Kostelic set a new single-season points record for women after winning the final Alpine skiing race of the season in the giant slalom.
Croatia's Janica Kostelic, left, and Benjamin Raich of Austria hold their Alpine Ski World Cup Overall trophies, at the World Cup finals in Are, Sweden, Sunday, March 19, 2006. (AP Photo/Alessandro Trovati)