Thousands show up to see snow on Fillmore StreetSan Francisco Chronicle
September 29, 0205
It was hard to say which was more exotic a stifling hot day in San Francisco or snow on Fillmore Street.
The two extremes converged Thursday in Pacific Heights for Icer Air 2005 as thousands of people in shorts tank-tops and sandals cheered on Olympic skier Jonny Moseley and 20 other professional skiers and snowboarders as they skied down Fillmore Street hill flew off a jump at Vallejo Street and landed in a pile of slush near Green Street.
With temperatures hovering around 80 the promotional event sponsored by a Nevada-based spray-on ski wax company went mostly smoothly after weeks of permit hearings community meetings and complaints by neighbors frustrated over safety issues.
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