Lindsey Vonn Biography – Lindsey Vonn Wiki
Lindsey Vonn full name Lindsey Caroline Vonn, is an is an American alpine ski racer.
Vonn started skiing at the age of three with her father and grandfather on the gentle slopes of Minnesota. She competed in her first races at the age of seven, and when she was nine she took part in her first international competitions. Subsequently, world junior championships, world cups and her first good results opened the doors to being selected for the USA team for the 2002 Games.
At the age of 17 in Salt Lake City, she finished sixth in the combined and 32nd in the slalom. Two years later, she stepped onto the downhill podium for the first time. The following season, the young woman obtained her first victory in the first downhill. She also won her first points in the technical events, enabling her to aim for the World Cup general rankings.
In Turin in 2006, she had a bad fall during a training run and ended up in hospital. Despite the pain, she still managed to finish eighth in the Olympic downhill, seventh in the Super G and 14th in the slalom. In 2007, after two world silver medals, she was injured in the slalom and ended her season. When she came back, dominated the World Cup general rankings in 2008 and 2009, as well as the World Championships in 2009, with two titles, in downhill and Super G.
In 2010, she had five consecutive victories in downhill, alongside four other victories in Super G and combined. In the Vancouver Games, she became Olympic champion despite having ann injured tibia and ended the 2010 season with her winning her third Crystal Globe in the general rankings.
On 19 January 2015, she registered her 21st super-G triumph on the Olympia delle Tofane course in Cortina d’Ampezzo (ITA), just one day after achieving her 32nd downhill win, the American skier broke Austrian legend Annemarie Moser-Pröll’s record of 62 FIS World Cup victories, set back in the 1970s.
Lindsey Vonn Age
She was born on October 18, 1984 in Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States.
Lindsey Vonn parents
She was born to Alan Kildow and Linda Krohn.
Lindsey Vonn Family
She was born to Alan Kildow and Linda Krohn. She has four siblings, two brothers; Dylan Kildow and Reed Kildow, and two sister; Laura and Karin.
Lindsey Vonn Injury
When the 2017 season began, Vonn joined the men’s speed team for early season training in Portillo, Chile and was off to a promising start before breaking the humerus of her right arm in a November training crash at Copper Mountain, CO. This injury had Vonn out until January 15th, when she returned to competition at Altenmarkt-Zauchensee, Austria. She won in just her second race back – a downhill the following weekend at Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany – though struggled to find her timing for much of the remaining season.
Lindsey Vonn Boyfriend
Vonn and golfer Tiger Woods started dating in March 2013 after they met at a charity event in 2012. They broke up in May 2015. She is in a relationship with Canadian ice hockey player P. K. Subban.
Lindsey Vonn Wedding
Vonn married Thomas Vonn on September 29, 2007, at the Silver Lake Lodge in Deer Valley, Utah.
Lindsey Vonn Husband
Vonn married former U.S. Ski Team athlete Thomas Vonn on September 29, 2007, at the Silver Lake Lodge in Deer Valley, Utah. In November 2011, the couple announced initiation of divorce proceedings after four years of marriage. The divorce was finalized on January 9, 2013.
Lindsey Vonn Net Worth
She has an estimated net worth of $3 Million.
Lindsey Vonn Height
She stands at a height of 5 feet 10 inches (178 cm).
Lindsey Vonn Weight
She weighs 160 lb.
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