Thursday, 8 February 2018

Lindsey Vonn

Lindsey Vonn

Lindsey Caroline Vonn (/vɔːn/) (née Kildow (/kɪldaʊ/)); conceived October 18, 1984) is an American World Cup high ski racer on the US Ski Team. She has won four World Cup general titles—one of just two female skiers to do as such, alongside Annemarie Moser-Pröll—with three back to back titles in 2008, 2009, and 2010, or more another in 2012. Vonn won the gold decoration in downhill at the 2010 Winter Olympics, the primary ever in the occasion for an American lady. She has additionally won a record 8 World Cup season titles in the declining discipline (2008– 2013, 2015, 2016), 5 titles in super-G (2009– 2012, 2015), and 3 successive titles in the consolidated (2010– 2012). In 2016, she won her twentieth World Cup gem globe title, an unsurpassed record among men or ladies, passing Ingemar Stenmark of Sweden, who won 19 globes from 1975 to 1984. She has the most noteworthy super positioning of all skiers, men or ladies.

Vonn is one of 6 ladies to have won World Cup races in every one of the five orders of snow capped skiing – downhill, super-G, mammoth slalom, slalom and super consolidated – and has won 81 World Cup races in her profession through February 3, 2018. Her 81 World Cup triumphs are a record-breaking ladies' record, passing Annemarie Moser-Pröll of Austria who had held the record since the 1970s, and just Ingemar Stenmark of Sweden with 86 World Cup triumphs has more. With her Olympic gold and bronze awards, 2 World Championship gold decorations in 2009 (in addition to three silver awards in 2007 and 2011), and 4 general World Cup titles, Vonn is the best American ski racer and is viewed as one of the best ever.

In 2010, Vonn got the Laureus Sportswoman of the Year grant and was the United States Olympic Committee's sportswoman of the year.

Different wounds have made Vonn miss parts of a few seasons, including the greater part of the 2014 season and the majority of the 2013 season. While recuperating from damage, she functioned as a journalist for NBC News covering the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.

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