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Vonn wins women's World Cup Super-G, regains lead with 1 to go

GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany -- Lindsey Vonn of the United States won a World Cup Super-G on Sunday to regain the lead in the discipline with one race remaining. Vonn is chasing her fifth Super-G World Cup title and stretched her record with a 23rd race win in the event. The American put together a winning time of 1 minute, 16.65 seconds in sunny conditions. Overall World Cup...
Via AP on Fox
March 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Vonn gets travel help from German police after leaving behind passport

  German police say they helped American skier Lindsey Vonn get to Bulgaria for a World Cup event after she forgot her passport in Austria. Munich airport police say Vonn realized after arriving Wednesday for a flight to Sofia that she had left her passport in Salzburg, more than 1 1/2 hours away. They say officers at the airport issued an emergency travel document for the 30-year...
Via AP on Fox
February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Vonn escapes injury from early giant slalom crash

MARIBOR, Slovenia -- World champion Anna Fenninger of Austria led a women's World Cup giant slalom after the opening run Saturday, while Lindsey Vonn escaped injury in an early crash. Vonn was the fastest starter and led Fenninger by 0.09 when the American slid off the course in a left turn with her skis coming off when she landed in the safety netting. Vonn got up and smiled as...
Via AP on Fox
February 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Lindsey Vonn breaks into tears after Alpine combined at worlds

  Lindsey Vonn smiled and waved to the hometown crowd after finishing a run that didn't count. Out of view, she broke into tears. All the pent-up pressure from being the favorite at the world championships boiled over after she straddled a gate in the slalom portion of the Alpine combined Monday, knocking her out of the race. Vonn had high expectations for not just one medal, but...
Via AP on Fox
February 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Tina Maze takes downhill gold at worlds; Lindsey Vonn struggles to fifth

BEAVER CREEK, Colo. -- Tina Maze of Slovenia has captured the women's downhill gold medal at the world championships Friday ahead of prerace favorite Lindsey Vonn, who struggled on her home course. Maze finished the twisty course in 1 minute, 45.89 seconds to beat Anna Fenninger of Austria by 0.02 seconds. Lara Gut of Switzerland earned bronze. This result was the reverse of the...
Via AP on Fox
February 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Bode Miller Gets Nasty Gash on Leg After Epic Wipe Out at World Championships

When I was a kid I wanted to learn how to ski so bad, but living in Texas and never going anywhere that had snow kind of made it hard. Then I got older and started to move around a lot and to some areas that were known for awesome skiing. However, this was around the time where a couple of famous people died after running in to trees while skiing.As uncoordinated as I am this would...
Via FatManWriting
February 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Bode Miller Suffers Gruesome Cut In Scary Super-G Crash At World Championships

Bode Miller suffered a gruesome cut from a scary super-G crash at the World Championships.
Via Gamedayr
February 05, 2015  |  Discuss

With back on the mend, Bode Miller set to return at world championships

BEAVER CREEK, Colo. -- Bode Miller's no longer being held back by a herniated disk. He's cleared himself to race again. Just in time for the world championships, too, which was his target all along after undergoing surgery in November. The six-time Olympic medalist hopes to compete in the super-G, downhill and possibly even the super-combined. First, though, U.S. men's coach Sasha...
Via AP on Fox
February 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Sore back and all, Bode Miller makes US roster for worlds

The U.S. Ski Team announced its roster for world championships next week in Beaver Creek, Colorado, and all the big names were on the squad, including Bode Miller as he tries to return from back surgery. Lindsey Vonn made the team, of course. So did Mikaela Shiffrin, Julia Mancuso and Ted Ligety, who won three titles at the 2013 world championships in Austria. Miller has yet to compete...
Via AP on Fox
January 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Switzerland's Lara Gut wins World Cup downhill; Vonn 2 seconds back

  Lara Gut of Switzerland won a World Cup downhill on Saturday, while Lindsey Vonn missed a chance to extend her wins record as she almost skied out and finished well behind. Gut raced down the new Engiadina course in 1 minute, 43.82 seconds in the final downhill before the world championships next month. Anna Fenninger of Austria was 0.32 behind Gut, and now has six runner-up finishes...
Via AP on Fox
January 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Bode Miller 'not likely' to race despite strong downhill training run

  Bode Miller said it's ''not likely'' he will race in Saturday's World Cup downhill despite a strong final training run on Thursday, trailing leader Kjetil Jansrud of Norway by 0.69 seconds. It would be Miller's first race this season, and last before next month's world championships in Beaver Creek, after recovering from surgery on a herniated disk two months ago. The 37-year...
Via AP on Fox
January 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Record run: Vonn matches all-time World Cup wins mark at 62

CORTINA D'AMPEZZO, Italy -- Lindsey Vonn won a downhill Sunday to match Annemarie Moser-Proell's 35-year-old record of 62 World Cup wins. The American clocked a time of 1 minute, 39.61 seconds down the Olympia delle Tofane course to finish 0.32 ahead of Elisabeth Goergl of Austria. Daniela Merighetti of Italy was third, 0.54 back. Vonn can break Moser-Proell's record in a super-G...
Via AP on Fox
January 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Vonn posts fastest legal time in final training run, is third overall

BAD KLEINKIRCHHEIM, Austria -- Lindsey Vonn posted the fastest legal time in a final training run for a women's World Cup downhill, improving from being over five seconds off the lead in the first session on Friday. The third-place American trailed Daniela Merighetti by 1.25 seconds and Viktoria Rebensburg by 0.71 in third, but the Italian and the German missed a gate and would have...
Via AP on Fox
January 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Goergl beats Fenninger to win WCup super-G; Vonn crashes

VAL D'ISERE, France -- Elisabeth Goergl beat Anna Fenninger by .05 seconds to lead an Austrian 1-2 in a women's super-G race on Sunday, while American Lindsey Vonn crashed during her bid for a record-equaling 62nd career win. After winning Saturday's downhill, Vonn was looking for a fourth consecutive podium finish and was .01 ahead of Georgl's time on the first split. But after...
Via AP on Fox
December 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Lindsey Vonn follows downhill win with runner-up finish in super-G

  Lindsey Vonn left Lake Louise with both confidence and the belief she can ski faster. After winning her first downhill in almost two years, the U.S. star was a second behind winner Lara Gut of Switzerland in Sunday's World Cup super-G. World Cup overall leader Tina Maze of Slovenia was third. Vonn has had two knee operations in two years, and this was the second straight season...
Via AP on Fox
December 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Olympic skiers Lindsey Vonn and Bode Miller: On the mend and back on the slopes

COPPER MOUNTAIN, Colo. -- Lindsey Vonn says her surgically repaired right knee feels "really good" and she is considering bumping up her return date. The four-time overall World Cup champion has been planning her return around the races in Lake Louise, Alberta, next month. After some pain-free training days, Vonn is giving serious thought to returning for the events in Aspen, Colorado...
Via AP on Fox
November 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Skiing champion Bode Miller looks to try his hand as horse racing trainer

Olympic skiing champion Bode Miller is going from the slopes to the sport of kings. The 36-year-old Miller is going to try his hand as a horse racing trainer. He will have a pretty strong mentor: Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert. "[Bob Baffert], before he even knew you, named his son Bode because of how big of a ski-racing fan he is. I understand you co-own a couple horses with him...
Via FOX Sports
October 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Skier Lindsey Vonn back on the slopes after 'looong' nine-month absence

Debilitating knee injuries have kept downhill champion Lindsey Vonn from her beloved sport. But after a "looong" nine-month absence, the alpine skier is finally back on the slopes.  "After a looong 9 months I'm back on snow!! It was definitely worth the wait!! cool videos to come :) #iloveskiing," Vonn posted on her Instagram account.  The 29-year-old Olympic gold medalist has...
Via FOX Sports
October 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Lindsey Vonn to promote 2016 Winter Youth Games

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) Lindsey Vonn will help promote the 2016 Winter Youth Olympics in Lillehammer, Norway. The IOC says the American skier will serve as an ambassador for the games, the same role she held for the inaugural Winter Youth Olympics in Innsbruck, Austria, in 2012. Vonn won the gold medal in the downhill at the 2010 Vancouver Olympics. She missed the 2014 Sochi...
Via AP on Fox
September 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Lindsey Vonn, Sister Dominate Bikinis At Las Vegas Pool Party

Lindsey Vonn and her sister, Karin Kildow, dominated bikinis at a Las Vegas pool party over the weekend for Tiger Jam.
Via Gamedayr
May 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Bode Miller busted at Masters over a quesadilla?

It’s safe to say that Bode Miller’s experience at The Masters is going downhill. The Olympic ski racer had his day — or at the very least, his meal — ruined at Augusta National on Thursday when he was nabbed trying to bring a quesadilla onto the golf course. Miller and his wife, professional beach volleyball player and occasional model Morgan Beck (who took a golf ball to...
Via NESN.com
April 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Lindsey Vonn pranks unsuspecting skiers

Earlier this year, 2010 gold medal-winning downhill skier Lindsey Vonn had to skip the Sochi Olympics due to knee surgery. Recently, she took time from rehabbing to pose as a ski ticket agent-trainee in Vail, CO. Vonn did refer to herself in the third person to see if anyone would recognize her. One man apparently did and was quite creepy about it. Other than that, unsuspecting skiers...
Via Awful Announcing
April 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Lindsey Vonn fools customers as undercover ski ticket agent

If Lindsey Vonn’s skiing career ends sooner than expected, she might have a good backup plan. The famous alpine racer went undercover as a ski ticket agent in Vail, Colo., in a recent video, pretending it was her first day on the job. Vonn, who appeared in the 2010 edition of Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue and is dating professional golfer Tiger Woods, is recovering from knee...
Via NESN.com
April 08, 2014  |  Discuss
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