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Vonn's latest title overshadowed by social media gaffe

LA THUILE, Italy (AP) Apologizing for a gaffe on social media, Lindsey Vonn had little to celebrate after clinching a record 20th World Cup crystal globe title Saturday. A day earlier, Vonn posted a video of an angry outburst in which she destroyed her bindings with a hammer following a race where one of her skis detached. Vonn spent the night drafting an apology with her Los...
Via AP on Fox
February 20, 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 AP on Fox
February 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Vonn apologizes after destroying ski with hammer in video

LA TUILE, Italy (AP) Lindsey Vonn has apologized to her equipment supplier Head after posting a video on social media in which she destroys her skis violently with a hammer. Vonn posted the video after her ski detached and she fell, without serious injury, in a World Cup downhill event Friday. She quickly erased the posting. Vonn said in a statement released by her agent: ''This...
Via AP on Fox
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 training...now it's back to work. Excited to race this wknd in Italy! @SI_Swimsuit pic.twitter.com/hhQiLMnUob...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
February 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Vonn incensed after losing her ski and World Cup lead to Gut

LA TUILE, Italy (AP) Lindsey Vonn was incensed after losing her ski and the World Cup lead in a tricky downhill Friday, frustrated and fuming over her equipment ''My ski came off,'' she said, underlining her anger with an expletive. Swiss rival Lara Gut won and moved 13 points ahead of Vonn in the overall ranks with the season approaching its conclusion next month. Vonn was...
Via AP on Fox
February 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Vonn on SI swimsuit shoot: 'Athletic women can be beautiful'

LA TUILE, Italy (AP) Lindsey Vonn says that by posing in nothing but body paint in the Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue she's sending a message that ''athletic women can be beautiful.'' The 2010 Olympic downhill champion says, ''It's showing that strong, athletic women can be beautiful and it's not just skinny models. There's a lot of different body types in this world and everyone...
Via AP on Fox
February 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Gut wins downhill and reclaims World Cup lead as Vonn falls

LA TUILE, Italy (AP) Swiss racer Lara Gut won a downhill by a large margin Friday and reclaimed the overall World Cup lead from Lindsey Vonn, who fell and did not finish. Gut finished 1.02 seconds ahead of Cornelia Huetter of Austria, with Nadia Fanchini of Italy third, 1.03 back. Vonn was the last of the favorites to start and was ahead of Gut at the first checkpoint but then...
Via AP on Fox
February 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Lindsey Vonn does pull-ups wearing only body paint during Sports Illustrated shoot

Lindsey Vonn is having the time of her life. She’s one of the athletets selected for Sports Illustrated’s body paint spreads in the 2016 Swimsuit Issue and is having a heck of a time promoting it. All week, Lindsey Vonn has took to social media promoting how honored she is to be included in this year’s issue, while promoting it in a unique way: pull-ups in only body paint. Even...
Via Campus Sports Net
February 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Lindsey Vonn did pull-ups in body paint on SI swimsuit set

Olympic skier Lindsey Vonn was featured in the most recent SI Swimsuit Edition. Even while on set, she didn’t stop training. Check out this video Vonn posted on social media. It shows her doing pull-ups on set. Keep in mind that she is in heels and technically naked since she’s only wearing body paint: Even on set I never stopped training…now it's back to work. Excited to race...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 17, 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

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

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

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

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

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 has complaints about downhill course

GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (AP) Lindsey Vonn left the finish area with plenty of complaints about the state of the Kandahar course and thinking she still had the fastest time in Thursday's training for a World Cup downhill. Officially, she didn't, because late starter Romane Miradoli of France beat her by .20 seconds. But Miradoli, with the No. 38 bib, missed two gates. Since...
Via AP on Fox
February 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Rebensburg wins WCup GS; overall leader Vonn skies out

MARIBOR, Slovenia (AP) Viktoria Rebensburg of Germany won her second straight women's World Cup giant slalom on Saturday. The 2010 Olympic champion finished in a two-run time of 2 minutes, 29.82 seconds to beat Ana Drev of Slovenia by 0.32, and Tina Weirather of Liechtenstein by 0.34. Rebensburg also won in Flachau, Austria, two weeks ago. Eva-Maria Brem, who led after the opening...
Via AP on Fox
January 30, 2016  |  Discuss

After tears in Sochi, Lara Gut challenging Vonn for title

CORTINA D'AMPEZZO, Italy (AP) When Lindsey Vonn eclipsed the career record for downhill wins last weekend, she and runner-up Larisa Yurkiw took turns spraying each other with champagne. Swiss rival Lara Gut, the third-place finisher, stood to the side. As Vonn's only real challenger for skiing's overall World Cup title this season, Gut - it's clear to see - won't be satisfied...
Via AP on Fox
January 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Another day, another record for Lindsey Vonn in Cortina

CORTINA D'AMPEZZO, Italy (AP) Another day, another record for Lindsey Vonn. The American won a World Cup super-G Sunday for her 11th career victory in Cortina, breaking the resort record of retired Austrian standout Renate Goetschl. With another near-perfect run down the Olympia delle Tofane course, Vonn beat Tina Weirather of Liechtenstein by 0.69 seconds, with Viktoria Rebensburg...
Via AP on Fox
January 24, 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

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

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

Poised to break downhill record, Vonn leads Cortina training

CORTINA D'AMPEZZO, Italy (AP) Poised to break the record for career downhill wins, Lindsey Vonn comfortably led the opening training session for a World Cup race in Cortina d'Ampezzo on Thursday. Vonn clocked 1 minute, 39.12 seconds for a 0.60-second advantage ahead of overall World Cup leader Lara Gut. Verena Stuffer of Italy was third, 0.70 back. Vonn's American teammate Jacqueline...
Via AP on Fox
January 21, 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

Olympic gold medalist Picabo Street charged with assault

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) 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
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