Skiracing.com reports that Steve Cook, winner of 14 medals at major championship events retired after nearly a decade on the US Paralympic Ski Team.
â€œHe’s been the backbone of this team since ’98,â€ said disabled cross-country head coach Jon Kreamelmeyer. â€œAlong with Willie [Stewart, retired ’04] and Crenny [Mike Crenshaw, retired ’06], Cookie took the team to a different level â€” they set the tone for what was going to take place over the next 10 years. He’s certainly going to be missed.â€
Cook won the overall World Cup in a 2005 season that also included two gold at the World Championships in Fort Kent, Maine.
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