Sport: Alpine Skiing
Current Residence: Vail, Colo.
College: University of Missouri
- 2010 Olympic Winter Games, gold medal in downhill, bronze medal in super-G, DNF in giant slalom, slalom and combined
- 2006 Olympic Winter Games, eighth in downhill, seventh in super-G, 14th in slalom, DNF in combined
- 2002 Olympic Winter Games, 32nd in slalom, sixth in combined
- Most world cup victories by any female
- 51 world cup downhill medals (32 golds, 12 silvers, seven bronzes)
- 35 world cup super-G medals (22 golds, 10 silvers, three bronzes)
- 12 world cup super combined medals (five golds, four silvers, three bronzes)
- Five world cup giant slalom medals (three golds, one silver, one bronze)
- Five world cup slalom medals (two golds, two silvers, one bronze)
- One world cup city event bronze medal in Moscow
- Four-time world cup overall champion (2008, 2009, 2010, 2012)
- Six-time world cup downhill overall champion (2008-2013)
- Four-time world cup super-G champion (2009-2012)
- Three-time world cup combined champion (2010-2012)
- 2015 World Championships super-G bronze medalist
- 2011 World Championships downhill silver medal
- 2009 World Championships downhill gold medal
- 2009 World Championships super-G gold medal
- 2007 World Championships downhill silver medal
- 2007 World Championships super-G silver medal
Fun Facts: Enjoys tennis and golf ... Entire family moved to Vail so she could have better training opportunities ... Has been featured on the cover of Glamour, Women's Health, People, Fitness, Sports Illustrated, ESPN, TV Guide and many more
U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association
Jackie Wiles Scores First Alpine World Cup Podium As Lindsey Vonn Makes Her Return
Brandon Penny Jan. 15, 2017
Vonn finished 13th at her first world cup race, a downhill, in 11 months.
Red, White & Trending: Jan. 6-12
Jamie MacDonald Jan. 13, 2017
Bode Miller’s young son learns how to crash like his father, Carli Lloyd slays in Switzerland, agony soothed for injured figure skaters, Team USA’s Golden Globes takeover, Allyson Felix’s full medal haul on display, awed teammates gush over Katie Ledecky, the real story of Lindsey Vonn’s gruesome and grueling return, new gigs for Swin Cash and Kayla Banwarth, Alex Morgan’s excellent adventure, bobsledders’ unique parking lot workouts and much more.
With Lindsey Vonn Set To Return This Weekend, Mikaela Shiffrin Eager To Share Spotlight
Associated Press Jan. 11, 2017
Vonn, the 2010 Olympic downhill champion, returns to competition for the first time in 11 months.
Red, White & Trending: Dec. 16-22
Jamie MacDonald Dec. 23, 2016
Gifts that keep on giving for Tim Morehouse, an elf crashes USA Diving’s Winter Nationals, Lindsey Vonn and Lexi Thompson show off in the gym, Ronda Rousey keeps social media buzzing, Laurie Hernandez takes emoji status, it’s a daughter’s world for basketball stars Scottie Pippen and Kobe Bryant, Rowdy Gaines earns a broadcasting honor, Tatyana McFadden earns a sunny vacation, Felicia Zhang earns a study break, Team USA’s glad tidings and Simone Manuel on why this is the best time of the year (hint: donuts).
Top 16 Moments Of The Lillehammer 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games
Paul D. Bowker Dec. 22, 2016
The second Winter Youth Olympic Games featured a dose of potential and nostalgia.
Red, White & Trending: Nov. 25-Dec. 1
Jamie MacDonald Dec. 02, 2016
It's beginning to look a lot like the holidays for Kerri Walsh Jennings, Shawn Johnson, Kara Goucher and Nathan Adrian's cat (less so for Kara Goucher after a tree fail); Chris Mazdzer threads a treacherous needle; Lindsey Vonn rips off a no-big-deal set of broken-arm pull-ups; with her 95-year-old grandmother, Mikaela Shiffrin celebrates another win; Melissa Stockwell overcomes an orange moment; Alicia Sacramone shares perhaps the most adorable workout moment ever; and much more.
Red, White & Trending: Nov. 18-24
Jamie MacDonald Nov. 25, 2016
Like the holiday itself, there was a lot from which to choose on Thanksgiving — where else are you going to see bobsledders stuck in the snow, Team USA stars lighting up parades in New York and Houston, Allyson Felix running in the snow, Scout Bassett proving there are #NoDaysOff, turkey traditions, non-traditional Thanksgivings around the globe, and so much gratitude in one place? Plus keys to the city for two Rio Olympians from Roswell, New Mexico, Laurie Hernandez crossing over to become a DWTS star, Golden Goggles means high praise for Team USA, a dog treat, Lindsey Vonn is working through her gruesome injury and more.
2017 U.S. Alpine Ski Team Named, Including Potential Return Of Bode Miller
U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association Nov. 23, 2016
The team includes Olympic medalists Ligety, Mancuso, Miller, Shiffrin, Vonn and Weibrecht.
Red, White & Trending: Nov. 11-17
Jamie MacDonald Nov. 18, 2016
New Mannequin Challenge efforts arrive from Team USA gymnastics, soccer and judo stars; softball star Jennie Finch earns a Hall pass; Lindsey Vonn shares shots from her gruesome injury; Lex Gillette earns a starring TedX role; Allyson Felix, Janet Evans and Angela Ruggiero earn a starring role in Doha; the 6-foot-9 Phil Dalhausser wishes for a bigger world; Olympians are feted in New York and Austin; UFC captivates Team USA; Conor Dwyer is on a pretty good run; it’s ninja time again for gymnast Jonathan Horton; and more.
Lindsey Vonn Suffers Broken Arm During Training Run In Colorado
Associated Press Nov. 11, 2016
The Olympic champion alpine skier had surgery Thursday night for her "severely fractured" right arm.