Return To The Podium: Photos Of What Might Be Lindsey Vonn's Last Olympic Downhill Run

Feb. 21, 2018, 4:30 a.m. (ET)

Returning to the podium after missing the 2014 Olympic Winter Games may be the storybook ending to the dominant career of alpine skier Lindsey Vonn. With a bronze medal in Wednesday's downhill, Vonn became the oldest woman ever to medal in alpine skiing.

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Lindsey Vonn competes in the women's downhill at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 on Feb. 21, 2018 in PyeongChang, South Korea..

 

Lindsey Vonn competes in the women's downhill at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 on Feb. 21, 2018 in PyeongChang, South Korea.

 

Lindsey Vonn competes in the women's downhill at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 on Feb. 21, 2018 in PyeongChang, South Korea.

 

Lindsey Vonn competes in the women's downhill at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 on Feb. 21, 2018 in PyeongChang, South Korea.

 

Lindsey Vonn competes in the women's downhill at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 on Feb. 21, 2018 in PyeongChang, South Korea.

 

Lindsey Vonn reacts at the finish in the women's downhill at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 on Feb. 21, 2018 in PyeongChang, South Korea.

 

Lindsey Vonn smiles at the finish of the women's downhill at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 on Feb. 21, 2018 in PyeongChang, South Korea. 

 

Bronze medalist Lindsey Vonn celebrates at the victory ceremony for the women's downhill at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 on Feb. 21, 2018 in PyeongChang, South Korea.

 

 

(L-R) Ragnhild Mowinckel of Norway, Sofia Goggia of Italy and Lindsey Vonn celebrate on the podium for the women's downhill at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 on Feb. 21, 2018 in PyeongChang, South Korea.  

 

Bronze medalist Lindsey Vonn celebrates at the victory ceremony for the women's downhill at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 on Feb. 21, 2018 in PyeongChang, South Korea.

 

 

Bronze medalist Lindsey Vonn celebrates at the victory ceremony for the women's downhill at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 on Feb. 21, 2018 in PyeongChang, South Korea.

 

Lindsey Vonn celebrates with teammates at the victory ceremony for the women's downhill at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 on Feb. 21, 2018 in PyeongChang, South Korea.

 

Lindsey Vonn celebrates with teammates at the victory ceremony for the women's downhill at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 on Feb. 21, 2018 in PyeongChang, South Korea.