Speed Demon

Go-for-broke American skier BODE MILLER is a European hero. He'll be the first Yank to win the world title in 22 years--if he can stay on his feet

Bode Miller may be the most popular American in Europe. Granted, that's not a crowded competition. But on the hotly contested World Cup Alpine-skiing circuit, the laid-back Miller is a one-man diplomatic mission, even as he routinely beats the schuss out of Europe's best skiers. Endowed with boyish good looks, an easygoing manner and a breathtaking style, Miller has won a huge fan following in ski-mad Europe. From Alta Badia, Italy, to Schladming, Austria, the man has serious teen appeal. BODE YOU ARE SO SEXY! read banners at a recent event in Austria, where as many as 70,000 fans may show...

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