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With attention on her personal life intensifying, Lindsey Vonn will be surrounded by bodyguards at the Alpine skiing world championships.
An average of 30,000 fans per race are expected in this small Alpine village during the 13-day championships, which start Tuesday with the women's super-G and end Feb. 17.
''There's going to be an incredible amount of people here in Schladming, and it's a very small space,'' Vonn said Sunday at a news conference arranged by the U.S. team.
She said Red Bull, her sponsor, has hired security ''to make sure I can get in and out and not have any difficulty, but I don't expect there to be any problems. But it's better to be safe than sorry.''
Vonn's divorce from her husband of more than four years, Thomas, was completed last month.
There has been online chatter about an alleged relationship between Vonn and Tiger Woods. She was asked by a local TV reporter whether the golfer would be coming to watch her ski.
''Oh, my god! I don't know,'' Vonn replied. ''You should ask him.''
The reporter than asked again, ''in the name of Schladming.''
''I have no idea. I have no idea,'' Vonn said, repeating herself with a big smile and giggles.
Vonn recently left the circuit for nearly a month to recover from an intestinal illness. She has won two races since she returned last month.
''I actually don't know what's going on in the U.S. as far as media pertaining to these world championships,'' Vonn said. ''I haven't really been going online very much. I've just been focusing on preparing for world championships.''
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Lindsey Vonn has been airlifted to a hospital from the mountain in Schladming, Austria after suffering a crash on Tuesday during the world championships.
Lindsey Vonn crashed during the super-G and has been taken by helicopter to a hospital from the world championships after apparently injuring her right knee.
The American lost balance on her right leg while landing after a jump. Her ski came off immediately, and Vonn slid off course and hit a gate before coming to a standstill.
Vonn received medical treatment on the slope for 12...
SCHLADMING, Austria (AP) --Lindsey Vonn was taken to a hospital by helicopter Tuesday after crashing and apparently hurting her right knee in the super-G race at the world ski championships.
Vonn, a four-time overall World Cup champion, lost balance on her right leg while landing after a jump. Her ski came off immediately, and Vonn slid off course and hit a gate before coming to...
In very scary news out of the women’s super-G on the opening day of the alpine skiing world championships on Tuesday, American Lindsey Vonn suffered a very serious crash when she went over the handle bars and took out a panel along the side of the course.
A helicopter had to be summoned to air-lift the four-times overall World Cup champion to hospital.
Lindsey Vonn has been airlifted...
World famous women's skiing champion Lindsey Vonn was airlifted today following a huge crash during the Alpine Skiing World Championships. It's not clear what the extent of her injuries are yet, but the crash which you can watch below looked pretty rough.
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Lindsey Vonn crashed during the first day of the World Championships in Schladming, Austria and had to be airlifted from the race hill by a medical helicopter.
Vonn was treated by medical personal for about 12 minutes on the snow covered course before she was hoisted into the rescue chopper.
The crash occurred after Vonn's Super-G run was delayed three hours by heavy fog....
Skier Lindsey Vonn was airlifted off the slopes after suffering through a pretty brutal crash at the Alpine Skiing World Championships in Schladming, Austria.
According to NBC Sports:
American Lindsey Vonn suffered a serious crash in the women’s super-G on the opening day of the alpine skiing world championships on Tuesday. A helicopter was called to take the four-times overall...
Olympic champion skier, Lindsey Vonn had to be airlifted to the local hospital after she crashed in the mountains during super-G at the Alpine Ski World Championships in Austria on Tuesday.
Vonn’s injuries are not life threatening but reports say she suffered a “complex knee injury.” One report says Vonn suffered both a torn MCL and ACL.
A source told Yahoo! Sports...
Schladming, Austria -- Lindsey Vonn suffered a severe crash today at the World Alpine Skiing Championships. She is waiting for a medical airlift according to the BBC.
The crash happened shortly...
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Recently we have been reporting about whether or not World Championship skier Lindsey Vonn and Tiger Woods are an item.
Today the reporting is not so cute or funny. In the video courtesy of Cosby Sweaters, Vonn had to be airlifted for treatment after suffering a very scary crash during the super-G on the opening day of the Alpine Skiing World Championships on Tuesday.
About the last thing on the mind of Lindsey Vonn right now is her supposed relationship with Tiger Woods and how to handle it with the media. She has real problems now. Vonn was airlifted to safety during a crash that caused major damage to her right knee at the Super G World Championships. She was taken to a hospital by helicopter.
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