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(E) Ivica Kostelic into history
By Nenad N. Bach | Published  01/6/2003 | Sports | Unrated
(E) Ivica Kostelic into history
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Ivica Kostelic - CroatianHero - does push-ups


Croatia's Ivica Kostelic does push-ups on his skis after winning the men's World Cup slalom in Kranjska Gora, Slovenia,Sunday, Jan. 5, 2003. (AP Photo/Aldo Martinuzzi) 


Croatia's Ivica Kostelic cheers with his supporters after winning the men's World Cup slalom in KranjskaGora, Slovenia, Sunday, Jan. 5, 2003. (AP Photo/Alessandro Trovati) 

Janica and Ivica Kostelic were already the stuff of myth in their native Croatia, idolized byyoung and old alike. Now they've made history by becoming the first siblings to win World Cup Alpine races on thesame day. "You can't touch them!" yelled 19-year-old fan Vanja Rebic, one of the hundreds of thousands of Croats who watched as the races were replayed over and over again Sunday in Croatian bars and cafes. "They're out of this world." 

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