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: 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.
Red, White & Trending: Sept. 9-15
Jamie MacDonald Sept. 16, 2016
NFL and MLB teams honor Team USA, Sydney Leroux’s newborn Cassius Cruz Dwyer and his bassinet-mate pooch are ready to blow up timelines, swimming stars set off for the trip of a lifetime, two skiing stars find two ways to cover the snow and more.
Red, White & Trending: June 24-30
Jamie MacDonald July 01, 2016
Team USA's heartfelt reactions to 'superhero' Pat Summitt's passing, emotional gymnastics trials lead to tears, seeing stars at swimming trials, an installment of Phil Dalhausser's #tallmanproblems, women's water polo is taking it outside at a historic pool, July won't keep Travis Ganong from making ski videos, Lex Gillette keeps throwing strikes, Skylar Diggins and Lindsey Vonn release books, Shalane Flanagan chirps her dad and more.
Red, White & Trending: May 20-26
Jamie MacDonald May 27, 2016
An uncomfortably close look at Casey Eichfeld's hectic 'home' office, a Magnificent gymnastics reunion (and photobomb), Aaron Blunck tackles standing sand sledding, Serena Williams gets tricky with the Dude Perfect gang, Kaitlyn Farrington embarks on an extreme adventure, Alana Nichols takes on Tyrolean fashion, Shawn Johnson and Nastia Liukin go glam, Lex Gillette shows off hoops (and soccer and football) skills, Aly Raisman accepts 'Grams' status and more.
Red, White & Trending: May 6-12
Jamie MacDonald May 13, 2016
Team USA celebrates its moms in so many ways (among them: poignantly, humorously, with tears, with a sash and in bright yellow), Michael Phelps is captivated by his baby Boomer, Lindsey Vonn stirs things up on a catamaran, Bubba Watson mugs with the fam, Tim Morehouse makes a non-fencing announcement, Blake Haxton and Nastia Liukin hit similar milestones, Tara Lipinski and her fiancé celebrate an anniversary (and more Emmys), Stars on Ice celebrates an impromptu prom party for Polina Edmunds, Missy Franklin celebrates a big birthday, plus Team USA #wisdom and more.
Red, White & Trending: March 25-31
Jamie MacDonald April 01, 2016
Water polo WNT paves Road to Rio with funny socks, Gracie Gold warms up for worlds success by shopping, Ali Krieger keeps an eye on Darth Vader at the White House, Michael Phelps throws a baby shower, Hannah Teter readies for spring with an intense workout, a constellation of inspiring women's stars appears in Rancho Mirage, and more.
Red, White & Trending: March 18-24
Jamie MacDonald March 25, 2016
Team USA loves puppies, Randall Cunningham's daughter becomes a star, Jason Brown's grandparents cut a rug, the U.S. women's water polo team gets really cheesy in Gouda, Ashton Eaton and his wife are house hunting (sort of), Tyler Clary and his sister form a nerd unit, Rickie Fowler goes long, Steven Nyman channels Chewbacca and much more.
Red, White & Trending: Feb. 26-March 3
Jamie MacDonald March 04, 2016
Simone Biles reaches new heights in cross-training, Jozy Altidore reaches new heights with U.S. Soccer's new brand, Stephen Curry wows the Team USA world, tough Lindsey Vonn makes a tough call, Evelyn Stevens breaks a grueling record and more.
Lindsey Vonn Ends Season Early Due To Knee Injury
Associated Press March 02, 2016
Vonn crashed on Saturday and fractured her left knee in three places.