Articles Tagged with Lindsey Vonn

Lindsey Vonn Takes First World Cup Win After Injury

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After two complex knee reconstruction surgeries, Lindsey Vonn has returned to the slopes in an effort to bring back former glory as a dominating force on the downhill. In Friday’s World Cup downhill, she finished nearly a full second behind the winner, Tina Maze of Slovenia, finishing eighth. A second race on Saturday, however, had… Read more »

Winter Olympics In Sochi To See Largest Team USA In History

Winter Olympics in Sochi to see largest Team USA in history

The Winter Olympics in Sochi will see the largest Team USA in history, with 230 athletes across 15 disciplines, an announcement by the US Olympic Committee (USOC) said Monday. USOC CEO Scott Blackmun said in a statement: “This is the largest team we have ever sent to an Olympic Winter Games, and I’d like to… Read more »

It’s All Downhill For Lindsey Vonn As Skier Is Cleared For Training

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Lindsey Vonn is expected to begin training today with the U.S. Ski Team in Lake Louise in Alberta, the team reported Tuesday. Vonn’s return to the slopes comes after the worrisome news of a training crash two weeks ago. Lindsey Vonn’s participation in the official downhill training run at the Audi FIS Alpine World Cup… Read more »

Lindsey Vonn Tears ACL In Training Crash

Lindsey Vonn partially tears ACL

Olympic downhill champion skier Lindsey Vonn reportedly suffered a partial tear of the anterior cruciate ligament in her right knee yesterday after crashing during a training run on Colorado’s Copper Mountain. In February, Vonn tore the ACL and MCL in the same knee at the world championships in Austria and underwent reconstructive surgery. This latest… Read more »

Lindsey Vonn’s Knee Surgery Delays Her Return To The Slopes

Lindsey Vonn Delays Return

Skier Lindsey Vonn will not return to the slopes until late November. The world’s top skier is still recovering from surgery on her right knee. Vonn was originally scheduled to participate in Saturday’s season-opening race in Austria. The 29-year-old decided to delay her return after training on the glacier in Soelden for the past week…. Read more »

Lindsey Vonn To Miss Alpine Ski World Cup In Austria

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Lindsay Vonn announced that she will unfortunately be skipping the Alpine Ski World Cup In Soelden, Austria. She said she is missing the season-opening race as she is still not fully recovered from a nasty knee injury she suffered last February at the World Championships in Schladming. Even though Vonn has been training on the… Read more »

Tiger Woods Loans Lindsey Vonn His Private Jet

Lindsey Vonn and Tiger Woods Private Jet

Lindsey Vonn will undergo surgery next week to repair her torn MCL and ACL injuries. In the meantime, Tiger Woods loaned Vonn his private jet so she could fly from Austria to Vail, Colorado. Vonn was flying home in order to go under the knife. While not confirmed, it is rumored that Lindsey Vonn is… Read more »

Lindsey Vonn Surgery: Skier Will Go Under The Knife Next Week

Lindsey Vonn Surgery

Lindsey Vonn will have surgery next week to repair two torn ligaments in her right knee. Vonn tore her ACL and MLC and broke a bone in her lower leg during a crash at the World Championships in Schladming, Austria. Following her accident, Vonn said that she planned to rehab her knee in time for… Read more »

Lindsey Vonn Vows Return In Time For Sochi Olympics

Lindsey Vonn Sochi Olympics and Injury

Lindsey Vonn suffered a serious crash during Tuesday’s opening day of the Alpine World Championships in Australia. Now, the world class skier is vowing a return to competition in time for the Sochi Olympics. Vonn tore the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) and medial collateral ligament (MCL) in her right knee. Vonn will undergo surgery to… Read more »