Trajan Langdon, Basketball player
A two-time All-America at Duke, the shooting guard was drafted
11th overall by the Cleveland Cavaliers in 1999. He led East
Anchorage High to three state basketball titles and, while in
college, played three summers of minor league baseball as an
Tommy Moe, Skier
At the 1994 Olympics in Lillehammer, the Girdwood native won the
gold medal in the downhill and the silver medal in the Super G,
becoming the first U.S. Alpine skier to win two medals in the
same Winter Games. Moe was a three-time Olympian.
Scott Gomez, Hockey player
The New Jersey Devils center was the 1999-2000 NHL rookie of the
year and has played for two Stanley Cup champions. An Anchorage
native of Colombian and Mexican descent, he was the first
Hispanic player ever selected in the first round of the NHL
Carlos Boozer, Basketball player
The Juneau native is a topflight NBA power forward in his second
season with the Cleveland Cavaliers. He won two state
championships at Juneau-Douglas High and an NCAA title at Duke,
where his .631 career field goal percentage is the highest in
March 8, 2004
Susan Butcher, Musher
The four-time Iditarod champion from Fairbanks is the only musher
to have won three of the races in a row, from 1986 to '88. She
and fellow champ Libby Riddles inspired the popular T-shirt
slogan ALASKA: WHERE MEN ARE MEN, AND WOMEN WIN THE IDITAROD.
Hilary Lindh, Skier
The three-time Olympian won a downhill silver medal at the 1992
Winter Games in Albertville. She also earned downhill gold at the
1997 world championships and Super G bronze at the 1996 worlds.
The Juneau native was on the U.S. ski team for 13 years.