PORTRAIT OF CROATIAN SLALOM SKIER IVICA KOSTELIC.
Ivica Kostelic, suprise winner of the season's opening men's slalom,
smiles at the press conference at Zagreb's airport after his arrival
from Aspen in U.S on November 29, 2001. The 22-year-old Ivica recorded
one of biggest shock in Alpine skiing World Cup history last Sunday,
coming from a start number of 64 to post his first career victory in
Aspen, Colorado. REUTERS/Nikola Solic