With World Cup opener looming, Mikaela Shiffrin eyes speed events, pursuit of overall title

A year ago American ski racing fans were intrigued by the notion that the women’s World Cup overall title could come down to a duel between Lindsey Vonn and Mikaela Shiffrin. It would have been epic enough for two Americans to duke it out for skiing’s most prestigious prize, let alone two who call the Vail Valley home. Vonn had won the overall four times. Tina Maze of Slovenia...
Via The Denver Post
4 days ago

Snowboard spat fires up skiers Vonn and Mancuso

Lindsey Vonn to snowboarders: Steer clear on my mountain. Julia Mancuso to Vonn: Speak for yourself. A social-media tiff flared up Thursday between two of the world's best-known skiers, even if the topic they're arguing over may be a bit stale. The back-and-forth between Vonn and Mancuso started after Vonn was prodded on ''The Dan Patrick Show'' to share her feelings about skiers...
Via Associated Press
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Lindsey Vonn posts hilarious ‘dog ate my pants’ photo

Lindsey Vonn, world-class skier, swimsuit model, former girlfriend of Tiger Woods and dog owner, clearly lacks no self esteem. As an illustration of her unwavering self confidence, Vonn posted a rather hilarious photo on Instagram Monday morning. You see, her yoga pants were, shall we say, holy? I love Mondays...especially when you get to the gym and your trainer...
Via Sportsnaut
August 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Lindsey Vonn on Tiger Woods: ‘I still love him’

Lindsey Vonn and Tiger Woods split up more than a year ago after dating for two years. But the Olympian still harbors strong feelings for the pro golfer, and said as much during an appearance Wednesday on “Access Hollywood Live." While things didn’t work out from a romantic perspective, Vonn says she and Woods remain close. “I still love him,” Vonn said of Woods, who...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
June 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Lindsey Vonn, Elin Nordegren apparently not on good terms

Most of us were surprised to learn a couple of years back that Lindsey Vonn, who was dating Tiger Woods at the time, had become good friends with Tiger’s ex-wife Elin Nordegren. At some point, the relationship between Woods and Vonn deteriorated. It sounds like Vonn’s relationship with Nordegren followed the same path. Page Six reports that party organizers at the Kentucky Derby...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Lindsey Vonn finishes 13th in Alpine event despite inury

Hampered by a fractured left knee, Lindsey Vonn managed to extend her overall World Cup lead by placing 13th in an Alpine combined event on Sunday, while Marie-Michele Gagnon of Canada took the win.Wearing braces on both knees, the American led the competition after the super-G portion but posted only the 23rd time in the slalom run to finish 1.93 seconds behind Gagnon.Vonn's main...
Via Associated Press
February 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Lindsey Vonn hurt again, has hairline fracture in knee

Lindsey Vonn is injured again. The U.S. Olympian suffered a hairline fracture in her left knee when she crashed during a World Cup super-G ski race Saturday in Andorra. Vonn had to be carried down the course in a sled after the incident. She announced the news via her Instagram, with a caption that read: “Got caught in the soft snow today and crashed pretty hard. X-rays showed...
February 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Lindsey Vonn apologizes after destroying ski with hammer after crash

LA TUILE, Italy — Lindsey Vonn has apologized to her equipment supplier Head after posting a video on social media in which she destroyed her skis with a hammer.Vonn posted the video after her ski detached and she fell, without serious injury, in a World Cup downhill event Friday. Swiss rival Lara Gut won and moved 13 points ahead of Vonn in the overall ranks with the season approaching...
Via Associated Press
February 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Vonn on body paint pic: ‘Athletic women can be beautiful’

Lindsey Vonn attracted a lot of attention this week when she took to social media to post a video of herself doing pull-ups while “wearing” only body paint during a photo shoot for the latest edition of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. Even on set I never stopped it's back to work. Excited to race this wknd in Italy! @SI_Swimsuit
Via Sportress of Blogitude
February 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Vonn 'really bummed' about breakup with Woods, says friend

By NESN Staff Tiger Woods said Tuesday he hadn’t slept since splitting up with Olympic skier Lindsey Vonn. The breakup reportedly hasn’t been easy on Vonn, either. “She had work commitments and had to put her best face on but, of course, she’s really bummed,” a friend of Vonn’s told on Thursday. “It’s really hard. “The decision to break up wasn...
May 07, 2015  |  Discuss

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