ISHPEMING, Mich. – Three-time Olympian and Alpine World Ski Championships medalist Julie Parisien of Auburn will be inducted into the U.S. National Ski Hall of Fame as a member of the Class of 2006.
Parisien will be joined by former Olympic and World Cup moguls champion Jonny Moseley and former aerials and combined world and World Cup winner Trace Worthington.
The trio will be inducted into the Hall of Fame during the Snowsports Industries America trade show Jan. 22-24, 2007, in Las Vegas.
Parisien won the slalom silver medal at the 1993 world championships. She was the No. 1-ranked skier at the start of the 1993 World Cup season.
She retired after the 1994 season but returned to make the 1998 Olympic team and re-retired in 1999.
Parisien earned the first of her three World Cup victories when as a 19-year-old she took the giant slalom during the World Cup finals in Waterville, N.H.
In addition to her success in world championships and World Cups, Parisien won four U.S. titles and the bronze medal in the Super G at the 1989 junior world championships.
Parisien, who first started skiing at the Lost Valley Ski Area in Auburn and attended noted skiing school Burke Mountain Academy in Vermont, was inducted into the Maine Sports Hall of Fame in 2001.