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
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.
Red, White & Trending: Oct. 28-Nov. 3
Jamie MacDonald Nov. 04, 2016
Relive the real-time, nail-biting (right, Elena Delle Donne?), tension-driven key moments of Game 7 of the World Series through Team USA's eyes -- including those of Conor Dwyer, who was in attendance, and Dexter Fowler, the baseball Olympian who helped break a 108-year drought; Dara Torres adds another accolade; Alise Post finds that her rehabbing fiance can throw a punch, plus more rehabbing from significant injuries for Jonathan Horton and Amy Purdy; Tyler Clary's wild ride and wedding bells for two of Team USA's best.
Olympian Or Fan? Check Out These 16 Team USA Doppelgängers!
Nov. 01, 2016
We found fans who resemble these 16 Olympians.
Red, White & Trending: Oct. 21-27
Jamie MacDonald Oct. 28, 2016
A wedding and a relay title for the #lovestorie, cat issues before and gratitude after a great skate, heartfelt words for Scott Hamilton, Chris Paul has some famous friends serving for him, fun with birthdays, Amy Purdy's very serious condition, a sweet gymnastics trip for Shannon Miller, Team USA sliders are on the ice again, Brad Snyder escapes to Alcatraz, the Cubs and Indians divide families, and Halloween fun, including an amputee soccer player who may have won the internet with another clever costume.
Red, White & Trending: Sept. 30-Oct. 6
Jamie MacDonald Oct. 07, 2016
Rickie Fowler left alone in a Ryder Cup celebration, Allyson Felix makes USC history, surf’s up for women’s national soccer teamers, Siberian volleyball with Erik Shoji, the best week ever for Tatyana McFadden, freeskiers flip for Cirque du Soleil, Michael Phelps jumps all-in on retirement, Carli Lloyd hits the bestseller list while Lindsey Vonn hits the bookstore shelves, we have our first snowman of the year, plus much more.
Red, White & Trending: Sept. 16-22
Jamie MacDonald Sept. 23, 2016
The end of the Paralympic Games highlights the very best of sport — from the pool, to the courts and from the Closing Ceremony, to an epic Alana Nichols side trip, to happy returns and dog reunions, plus Emmys red carpet treatments for the Shot Diva and Lindsey Vonn, Cody Miller gaining serious nerd cred in advance of his wedding, Jamie Greubel Poser and Aja Evans earning attention for their biceps and more.