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WATCH: Lindsey Vonn's Crazy, Bruce Lee-Inspired Core Exercise

It's no secret that elite skier Lindsey Vonn is just as much a beast in the gym as she is on the slopes. Even Vonn's most recent injury did not
Via Stack
October 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Olympic skier Bode Miller to skip 2015-16 World Cup circuit

Bode Miller says he will take a break from racing on the World Cup circuit this season to spend more time with his family, test out new ski equipment and help train a barn of horses he bought.The six-time Olympic medalist isn't leaning toward retirement just yet, but did say Thursday that competing at the 2018 Winter Games in South Korea was, ''really unlikely.''The U.S. skier turned...
Via AP on Fox
October 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Back after ankle injury, Lindsey Vonn feels 'awesome' again

SOELDEN, Austria -- Lindsey Vonn felt "awesome" after resuming ski training free of pain on Thursday, 10 weeks after fracturing a bone in her left ankle and just two days before the new World Cup season starts. The four-time overall champion made eight practice runs on a glacier, without her ankle showing any reaction. "I didn't feel anything. It didn't hurt and it wasn't swollen...
Via AP on Fox
October 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Vonn skips World Cup opener after 10-week injury layoff

SOELDEN, Austria -- Lindsey Vonn will skip Saturday's first race of the Alpine skiing season as she doesn't feel confident about the icy conditions on the race hill, 10 weeks after fracturing an ankle bone. The four-time overall World Cup champion returned successfully to training on skis Thursday, but decided after another practice session Friday not to start in a giant slalom on...
Via AP on Fox
October 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Lindsey Vonn's Hand Reminds Us It's Not A Good Idea To Get Between Two Fighting Dogs

If you have ever looked at two dogs that were fighting and thought you should get in between them and break them up take a look at what happened to Lindsey Vonn's hand when she tried to break up a fight between her dogs,. Apparently they were going at it over a frisbee so she tried to break it up.It didn't go well for her. Tried to break up my dogs fighting over a frisbee and...
Via FatManWriting
November 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Shiffrin leads giant slalom at Aspen; Vonn slides off course

ASPEN, Colo. -- Mikaela Shiffrin is leading after the first run of a World Cup giant slalom while American teammate Lindsey Vonn lost her left ski and slid off course.Shiffrin finished in 59.04 seconds Friday and leads Federica Brignone of Italy by 0.11 seconds. Lara Gut of Switzerland is third.The 20-year-old Shiffrin is trying to become the first American to win a World Cup race...
Via AP on Fox
November 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Bode Miller takes to the World Cup ski course ... as a forerunner

BEAVER CREEK, Colo. -- Bode Miller glided around a turn at a high rate of speed, caught some air and nearly lost one of his skis. Somehow, as he always seems to do, he avoided a crash and kept right on attacking the course.And this was just a training run - with nothing at stake. Miller being Miller, he of course charged through a daunting downhill Wednesday, even if he was simply...
Via AP on Fox
December 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Lindsey Vonn wins another downhill at Lake Louise

LAKE LOUISE, Alberta -- Another race at Lake Louise and yet another win for Lindsey Vonn. This has become extremely repetitive.Not that Vonn minds, of course.Vonn completed a World Cup downhill sweep Saturday for her 17th victory at Lake Louise. The 31-year-old American star finished in 1 minute, 50.43 seconds to beat Switzerland's Fabienne Suter by 1.05 seconds. Austria's Cornelia...
Via AP on Fox
December 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Vonn wins as Shiffrin misses giant slalom after warmup crash

Lindsey Vonn won a World Cup giant slalom in Are, Sweden, on Saturday for her fourth consecutive victory while American teammate Mikaela Shiffrin missed the race following a warmup crash. While she specializes in the speed events of downhill and super-G, Vonn has now won four giant slaloms in her career - with two of them coming in Are. Charging down a shortened course amid strong...
Via AP on Fox
December 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Vonn skis to fourth consecutive victory

Lindsey Vonn won a World Cup giant slalom in Are, Sweden, on Saturday for her fourth consecutive victory while American teammate Mikaela Shiffrin missed the race following a warmup crash. While she specializes in the speed events of downhill and super-G, Vonn has now won four giant slaloms in her career -- with two of them coming in Are. Charging down a shortened course amid strong...
Via AP on Fox
December 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Vonn's Minnesota skiing roots pay off during win in Sweden

All these years later, those nightly after-school training sessions at Buck Hill in Minnesota are still paying off for Lindsey Vonn. Attacking an artificially lit course where no other competitor dared, Vonn won a World Cup giant slalom in Are, Sweden, on Saturday for her fourth consecutive victory while American teammate Mikaela Shiffrin missed the race following a warmup crash...
Via AP on Fox
December 12, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Alpine skier Marcel Hirscher almost hit by falling drone

During a night slalom run at the Madonna di Campiglio in Italy, alpine skier Marcel Hirscher was almost taken out by a falling drone that carried a camera. Hirscher, the four-time World Cup overall champ, was unharmed in the close encounter with the drone, but it could have been a disastrous accident. See for yourself. Hirscher went on to have a terrific run, finishing in second...
Via Sportsnaut
December 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Gut extends women's giant slalom lead; DNF for Vonn

LIENZ, Austria -- Swiss skier Lara Gut won a women's World Cup giant slalom on Monday, extending her overall lead as Lindsey Vonn failed to finish the opening run.Gut has won three of the last four races, giving her a 158-point lead over the American four-time overall champion going into 2016."I hope there will be no snow anymore and they have to cancel all remaining races," Gut...
Via AP on Fox
December 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Vonn matches all-time World Cup downhill record with 36 wins

ALTENMARKT-ZAUCHENSEE, Austria -- Lindsey Vonn won a women's World Cup downhill on Saturday for her 36th career victory in the discipline, matching Austrian great Annemarie Moser-Proell's all-time best mark.Vonn, who held a comfortable lead after the first run, finished in an aggregate time of 2 minutes, 11.17 seconds, one second ahead of Larisa Yurkiw of Canada.Cornelia Huetter...
Via AP on Fox
January 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Olympic gold medalist skier Picabo Street charged with assault

SALT LAKE CITY -- Authorities say Olympic gold medalist skier Picabo Street has been charged with assault and domestic violence stemming from a December altercation with a relative in Utah.Summit County Sheriff Sgt. Ron Bridge said Wednesday that Street is accused of assaulting a family member but didn't give further details. She was arrested on Dec. 23 after a physical altercation...
Via AP on Fox
January 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Former gold medalist Picabo Street allegedly beat up her father

A former U.S. Olympian went to jail recently. Picabo Street, a 2002 Gold medalist skier, was arrested last month and later charged with assault, according to the Associated Press, citing charging documents. The 44-year-old reportedly locked her 76-year-old father in the basement before calling authorities. She told police that her father had pulled her hair as a result of a fight...
Via NESN.com
January 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Aiming for downhill win record, Vonn leads Cortina training

CORTINA D'AMPEZZO, Italy (AP) Lindsey Vonn led the final training session for a World Cup downhill Friday and can break the career record for wins in skiing's signature event on Saturday. Vonn clocked 1 minutes, 37.48 seconds down the Olympia delle Tofane course for a 0.38-second lead over Verena Stuffer of Italy. Tina Weirather of Liechtenstein was third, 0.40 behind, while...
Via AP on Fox
January 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Vonn breaks record for most World Cup downhill wins with 37

CORTINA D'AMPEZZO, Italy (AP) Lindsey Vonn has broken Annemarie Moser-Proell's record for most World Cup downhill victories with her 37th win in skiing's marquee event. Vonn beat Larisa Yurkiw of Canada by 0.28 seconds on the Olympia delle Tofane course on Saturday. Lara Gut of Switzerland finished third, 0.67 behind, and maintained a 10-point lead on Vonn in the overall standings...
Via AP on Fox
January 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Vonn breaks record for World Cup downhill victories

CORTINA D'AMPEZZO, Italy -- Lindsey Vonn broke Annemarie Moser-Proell's record for most World Cup downhill victories with her 37th in skiing's marquee event on Saturday.Vonn beat Larisa Yurkiw of Canada by 0.28 seconds on the Olympia delle Tofane course -- the same site where she eclipsed Moser-Proell's overall women's record of 62 victories a year ago -- with a nearly flawless run...
Via AP on Fox
January 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Lindsey Vonn wins women's World Cup downhill

GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (AP) Lindsey Vonn won a women's downhill on a demanding course by a big margin on Saturday to extend her World Cup lead. The American now has 38 downhill wins, the most by a woman in a specific discipline. On a sunny day but with most of the Kandahar course in shade, Vonn made no obvious mistakes and finished 1.51 seconds ahead of Fabienne Suter...
Via AP on Fox
February 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Lindsey Vonn dominates course to earn 38th World Cup downhill win

GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany -- Lindsey Vonn won a women's downhill on a demanding course by a big margin on Saturday to extend her World Cup lead. The American now has 38 downhill wins, the most by a woman in a specific discipline.On a sunny day but with most of the Kandahar course in shade, Vonn made no obvious mistakes and finished 1.51 seconds ahead of Fabienne Suter of Switzerland...
Via AP on Fox
February 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Lara Gut wins Super-G World Cup race, Vonn comes in 3rd

GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (AP) Lindsey Vonn is getting some competition for the overall World Cup title although she is still comfortably ahead. Lara Gut of Switzerland won her first Super-G race of the season on Sunday to cut into Vonn's overall World Cup lead. Viktoria Rebensburg of Germany edged Vonn for second place as the American narrowly missed winning back-to-back...
Via AP on Fox
February 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Olympian Picabo Street to argue self-defense in domestic violence case

SALT LAKE CITY -- A lawyer for Olympic gold-medalist skier Picabo Street says she will be cleared of domestic violence and assault charges because she was defending herself a December fight with her father.Attorney Joe Wrona said Thursday that he will demand a jury trial in the misdemeanor case against her.Prosecutors say Street threw her 76-year-old father down the stairs and locked...
Via AP on Fox
February 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Suter and Gut go 1-2 in downhill training; Vonn 5th

CRANS MONTANA, Switzerland (AP) Swiss skiers Fabienne Suter and Lara Gut went 1-2 in World Cup downhill training while overall leader Lindsey Vonn was fifth on Friday. Suter led Gut by 0.08 seconds on the Mont Lachaux course with Laurenne Ross of the United States third, 0.09 behind. Vonn was 0.30 back. In the overall, Vonn holds an 87-point lead over Gut, who led Thursday's...
Via AP on Fox
February 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Olympic skier Picabo Street gets May trial date on domestic violence charges

PARK CITY, Utah -- Olympic gold-medal skier Picabo Street is headed for a May trial on misdemeanor domestic violence charges after her lawyer said Tuesday she turned down a plea deal in the Utah case.Street was defending herself from her combative 76-year-old father and expects to be cleared of the charges at trial, defense attorney Joe Wrona said.He pushed to have a judge instead...
Via AP on Fox
February 16, 2016  |  Discuss
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