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12 Olympic athletes who want to save the planet

By: Julie Knapp on Feb. 4, 2010, 5:31 a.m.
Hannah Kearney, Women’s Freestyle Skiing


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Hannah Kearney, freestyle skiing

“Protecting the Earth is important as a citizen and especially as a winter athlete who competes on a surface created by nature,” says Kearney. The 24-year-old freestyle skier has several good green habits including composting, recycling, bringing her own shopping bags, driving a hybrid and keeping her thermostat at 60 degrees or lower.