Vonn named honorary ambassador for Pyeongchang Olympics

May 6, 2015

Vonn named honorary ambassador for Pyeongchang Olympics

South Korean Olympic organizers have appointed U.S. skier Lindsey Vonn as an honorary ambassador for the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang. Vonn is the first foreign individual selected for the role and she joins a list of high-profile South Korean sports stars including ...

Vonn clinches World Cup super-G title and equals Stenmark

Mar 20, 2015

Vonn clinches World Cup super-G title and equals Stenmark

Lindsey Vonn won the World Cup super-G title for the fifth time after winning the last race in the discipline on Thursday at the season-ending finals. The day after clinching the downhill title, the 30-year-old American extended her record number of crystal globes in ...

Mar 19, 2015

Vonn claims downhill title

Lindsey Vonn won the World Cup downhill title for the seventh time after winning the last race in the discipline on Wednesday at the season-ending finals. Her seven downhill titles and her 18th crystal globe are both records for women. “It’s incredible after being ...

Maze pockets another gold

Feb 10, 2015

Maze pockets another gold

Tina Maze pulled off an impressive feat on the soft snow — a round-house flip in ski boots. Her racing wasn’t too bad, either. Maze captured gold in the Alpine combined Monday, earning her third medal of the Beaver Creek world championships on a ...

Gut claims downhill in St. Moritz

Jan 25, 2015

Gut claims downhill in St. Moritz

Lara Gut of Switzerland profited from Lindsey Vonn’s bad luck to win a World Cup downhill on Saturday. In Vonn’s first start since setting the all-time World Cup wins record this week, her race unraveled when she hit a rut midway down the new ...

Vonn sets World Cup record

Jan 20, 2015

Vonn sets World Cup record

Lindsey Vonn won a super-G Monday for her record 63rd World Cup victory and celebrated with an embrace from a surprise visitor — boyfriend Tiger Woods. The American eclipsed Annemarie Moser-Proell’s 35-year-old record of 62 World Cup wins with a flawless run down the ...

Vonn matches all-time World Cup wins mark at 62

Jan 18, 2015

Vonn matches all-time World Cup wins mark at 62

Lindsey Vonn battled through fog and soft snow conditions to win a demanding downhill Sunday to match Annemarie Moser-Proell’s 35-year-old record of 62 World Cup wins, capping a comeback from two serious knee surgeries. The American clocked a time of 1 minute, 39.61 seconds ...

Vonn takes downhill for 62nd career World Cup win

Dec 21, 2014

Vonn takes downhill for 62nd career World Cup win

Just four races back into her skiing career, Lindsey Vonn is on the verge of World Cup history. After clinching a second straight win — and third consecutive podium — with a victory in Saturday’s downhill, the 30-year-old American now has the chance to ...

Vonn wins World Cup downhill in France

Dec 20, 2014

Vonn wins World Cup downhill in France

American skier Lindsey Vonn won a World Cup downhill race Saturday on the same course where she re-injured her troublesome right knee one year ago, clinching a 61st career victory to continue her strong comeback following two operations. Vonn had a clean run on ...

Vonn leads U.S. sweep

Dec 7, 2014

Vonn leads U.S. sweep

Lindsey Vonn punctuated her piercing scream after crossing the finish line by yelling “Yes!!!” as she fell to the snow. Finally, her surgically repaired right knee was OK. Finally, she could attack a course again. And finally, she was back. Vonn was vintage Vonn ...

Vonn to miss Sochi Games

Jan 8, 2014

Vonn to miss Sochi Games

Less than two weeks after reconstructive right knee surgery in February 2013, Lindsey Vonn already was sounding a positive note, saying she was “really looking forward to Sochi” and defending her Olympic downhill gold medal. Along the way to the next Winter Games, though, ...