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Best of 2001 – Plain-Old Most Fun (Guy)

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Shane McConkey

isn’t afraid to make himself look really stupid,” says pal Scott Gaffney. At parties, he balances things on his chin-a pair of skis, for instance-and picks up cardboard boxes with his teeth. “Unlike a lot of other skiers, his personality isn’t based on ego,” says ski writer Susan Reifer. “Being with Shane is like hanging around with a 12-year-old.”