By Aimee Berg | April 11, 2012, 9:54 a.m. (ET)
Kikkan Randall

On April 4 in Times Square, Three-time Olympian Kikkan Randall, her mom, Deborah, and younger brother, Tanner, celebrate winning the first World Cup cross-country skiing title for the United States in 30 years. Randall was the 2011-12 overall sprint champion.  Photo Credit: Aimee Berg

Kikkan Randall

For winning the World Cup overall sprint title, Randall also received this crystal medal. Photo Credit: Aimee Berg

Kikkan Randall

Randall and Olympian Liz Stephen show off Randall's World Cup cross-country ski title in Times Square. No one nearby even knew what the globe represented. Photo Credit: Aimee Berg

Kikkan Randall

Randall was also fifth in the world across all disciplines in 2012. For this, she earned another medal -- and displayed it in the New York City sun. Photo Credit: Aimee Berg

Kikkan Randall

Randall accomplished what only one other American cross-country skier has done so far: take a World Cup globe home to the United States. On April 4, she lugged it to Times Square to have some fun. Photo Credit: Aimee Berg

Kikkan Randall

Surprisingly, no one recognized the new 2012 World Cup sprint champion and her crystal globe. Or maybe New York tourists were too awestruck to say anything. Photo Credit: Aimee Berg

Kikkan Randall

This is how you carry one of the ski world's most highly-coveted 8 lb. pieces of crystal through New York City.  Randall graciously lugged it to Times Square so teamusa.org could get some shots. Photo Credit: Aimee Berg

Kikkan Randall

The World Cup crystal globe awarded to Randall for having performances all season in cross-country skiing's sprint events. The last American cross-country skier to win a World Cup title was Bill Koch in 1982. Photo Credit: Aimee Berg

Kikkan Randall

Olympians Liz Stephen (left) and Randall, about to give Kikkan's World Cup globe a New York City subway ride. Photo Credit: Aimee Berg

Kikkan Randall

Randall's World Cup globe can't match the excitement of a New York City bagel at 2:30 in the afternoon in Times Square. The globe goes under the bench while she, her cross-country ski teammate Liz Stephen and Tanner chow down. Photo Credit: Aimee Berg

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