Lindsey Vonn

Ski and Snowboard

  • 2002
  • 2006
  • 2010
Name: Lindsey Vonn (nee Kildow)
Sport:
Alpine Skiing
Discipline:
Downhill, Slalom, Giant Slalom, Super-G, Super Combined
Height:
5’10”
Current Residence:
Vail, Colo.
College: 
University of Missouri

Olympic Experience:

  • 2010 Olympic Winter Games, gold medal in women's downhill, bronze medal in women's super-G, did not finish in women's giant slalom, women's slalom and women's combined
  • 2006 Olympic Winter Games, eighth in women's downhill, seventh in women's super-G, 14th in women's slalom, did not finish in women's combined
  • 2002 Olympic Winter Games, 32nd in women's slalom, sixth in women's combined

Career Highlights:

  • 59 total World Cup victories, most by a U.S. woman
  • Four-time World Cup overall champion (2008, 2009, 2010, 2012)
  • Six-time World Cup downhill champion (2008-2013)
  • Four-time World Cup super-G champion (2009-2012)
  • Three-time World Cup super combined champion (2010-2012)
  • 29-time World Cup downhill gold medalist
  • 20-time World Cup super-G gold medalist
  • Five-time World Cup super combined gold medalist
  • Three-time World Cup giant slalom gold medalist
  • Two-time World Cup slalom gold medalist
  • 2011, World Championship downhill silver medalist
  • 2009, World Championship downhill gold medalist
  • 2009, World Championship super-G gold medalist

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 ... Holds women's record of 17 World Cup titles ... Holds record for most consecutive downhill World Cup titles (six) by a man or woman

Learn more: 
U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association

 

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