Kiki became the first American skier to win a World Cup race when she captured the slalom in Oslo in 1968. She went on to win 5 World Cup races, the most by any American until 1979. She was first named to the U.S. Ski Team after she won the U.S. National Downhill Championship in 1967 at the age of 16. At the 1968 Olympics, she was the only American to compete in all three disciplines.