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US skier Bode Miller on pace for January return

BEAVER CREEK, Colo. (AP) Six-time Olympic medalist Bode Miller remains ''optimistic'' about a January return after undergoing surgery last month to fix a disk in his back. Miller, of Franconia, New Hampshire, hopes to lightly ski as soon as this week. He's on pace to possibly race at world championships in February ''barring unforeseen catastrophes,'' he said in audio provided by...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  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
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Lara Gut wins super-G in Lake Louise; Vonn 2nd

LAKE LOUISE, Alberta (AP) Lara Gut of Switzerland won the women's World Cup super-G Sunday, with Lindsey Vonn finishing second. Gut was timed in 1 minute, 18.46 seconds. Vonn was 0.37 seconds behind and Tina Maze of Slovenia was third, 0.81 seconds behind the winner. Vonn was coming off a victory in Saturday's downhill. The four-time overall World Cup champion is returning to the...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Vonn wins 1st World Cup race in nearly 2 years

LAKE LOUISE, Alberta (AP) Lindsey Vonn won her first race in nearly two years as she led an American podium sweep in a World Cup downhill Saturday. With confidence in her surgically repaired right knee again, the four-time overall champion aggressively charged the course and finished in a time of 1 minute, 50.48 seconds to earn her 15th career win at Lake Louise. Vonn's teammates...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Lindsey Vonn wins second return race in all-American World Cup sweep

Lindsey Vonn is back on top. 
Via Fox Olympics
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Lindsey Vonn finishes eighth in return, Tina Maze wins downhill

Tina Maze, a double gold medalist at the Sochi Olympics, won the women’s World Cup downhill opener on Friday. American Lindsey Vonn returned to action for the first time since last December in Val D’Isere and finished eighth ovrerall. Vonn was unable to finish her run a yer go and is just now returning to the World Cup circuit after a second knee operation. Anna Fenninger of...
Via Tireball.com
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Slovenia's Tina Maze wins World Cup downhill opener; Vonn 8th

LAKE LOUISE, Alberta -- Tina Maze of Slovenia won the women's World Cup downhill opener Friday while Lindsey Vonn finished eighth. Maze, a double gold medalist at the Sochi Olympics, finished in 1 minute, 50.98 seconds. Anna Fenninger of Austria was second in 1:51.43 and Tina Weirather of Liechtenstein was third in 1:51.49. The last time Vonn had skied in a World Cup race was last...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Slovenia's Tina Maze wins downhill; Vonn 8th

LAKE LOUISE, Alberta (AP) Tina Maze of Slovenia won the women's World Cup downhill opener Friday while Lindsey Vonn finished eighth. Maze, a double gold medalist at the Sochi Olympics, finished in 1 minute, 50.98 seconds. Anna Fenninger of Austria was second in 1:51.43 and Tina Weirather of Liechtenstein was third in 1:51.49. The last time Vonn had skied in a World Cup race was...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Linsdey Vonn 13th in final training run for season opener

  Austrians Anna Fenninger and Mirjam Puchner were fastest Thursday and Lindsey Vonn was 13th in the final training run for the season-opening women's downhill. Fenninger was timed in 1 minute, 50.29 seconds and Puchner in 1:50.69. Americans Stacey Cook, Julia Mancuso and Laurenne Ross were third to fifth, respectively. Vonn's last World Cup race was last December in Val d'Isere...
Via AP on Fox
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Lindsey Vonn's solid World Cup training run 'a perfect way to start the season'

Lindsey Vonn held back a little bit in her first World Cup downhill training run in nearly a year, not wanting to push her surgically repaired right knee just yet.
Via Fox Olympics
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Bode Miller’s Wife Said His BM Got Condom Out of Trash to Get Pregnant

Wait….What? Bode Miller is in a heated custody battle over his 18-month-son and his wife (not the one he had the kid by) decided to add her 2 cents to the story. The wife of Olympic ski champ Bode Miller has implied that the mother of his son fished a condom out of the trash to get pregnant. Morgan Beck, a professional volleyball player, apparently made the bizarre accusation...
Via BlackSportsOnline
27 days ago  |  Discuss

American Olympic skier Bode Miller to undergo back surgery

U.S. skier Bode Miller will undergo outpatient back surgery on Monday and is expected to be sidelined until at least January.
Via Fox Olympics
November 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Bode Miller skips season-opener with back injury

SOELDEN, Austria (AP) Bode Miller is sitting out the season-opening men's World Cup giant slalom on Sunday because of a persistent back injury. U.S. Alpine director Patrick Riml says Miller ''had minor problems during the whole summer. He is doing well so far but it doesn't make sense to take any risks here.'' Riml says Miller is getting treatment on a spinal disk and is expected...
Via AP on Fox
October 25, 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

Lindsey Vonn Goes Undercover at Vail Ticket Office

All it took was a ball cap and some sunglasses for Olympic skier Lindsey Vonn to not be noticed as a ticket sales agent at Vail. Even after several clues were dropped, the skiers had no idea they were talking to Vonn: “I hear Lindsey Vonn might be on the mountain today, so you should keep your eye out. Maybe one day you’ll run into Lindsey Vonn.” The post Lindsey Vonn Goes...
Via Diehardsport
April 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Shiffrin, Miller make Sochi skiing 1 for the ages

From Mikaela Shiffrin to Bode Miller, from Mario Matt to Henrik Kristoffersen, Alpine skiing at the Sochi Olympics was one for the ages. The 18-year-old Shiffrin already was pegged as the sport's face of the future, and she established herself as a star of the present by becoming the youngest slalom champion in Olympic history. ''It's going to be something that I chalk up as one...
Via AP on Fox
February 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Bode Miller out of slalom after tweaking left knee

Bode Miller will skip the last Alpine race at the Sochi Olympics, the slalom, after tweaking his surgically repaired left knee during Wednesday's giant slalom. Miller finished 20th in the giant slalom with a two-run time of 2 minutes, 47.82 seconds, more than 2 1/2 seconds slower than gold medalist Ted Ligety. Given that he'll be 40 during the 2018 Winter Games, the GS might have...
Via AP on Fox
February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Ted Ligety Wins Gold In Giant Slalom; Bode Miller Fails To Medal

Heading into the 2014 Winter Olympics, American alpine skier Ligety had won just about every possible medal in his signature event — giant slalom — but Olympic gold always remained just out of reach. That was until Wednesday. Ligety, 29, took the gold medal in the men’s giant slalom in Sochi, capping his noted dominance in the event, which includes three World Cup season titles...
Via NESN.com
February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Bode Miller Breaks Down And Cries During Post-Race Interview

NBC and one of its Sochi reporters, Christin Cooper, have been receiving a great deal of criticism for the way Bode Miller’s post-race interview was handled. Cooper asked Miller three questions about his brother Chelone, who passed away last April, after the star skier had finished with the bronze medal in the Super-G competition. The network’s decision to re-air the interview...
Via College Spun
February 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Bode Miller defends NBC reporter for interview that caused emotional breakdown (video)

An interview that occurred after Bode Miller won a bronze medal in the Super G on Sunday is generating more attention than the veteran skier’s impressive performance through which he secured is sixth Winter Olympics medal. Shortly after the final skiers finished and the results were final, Miller was approached by NBC reporter Christin Cooper […]The post Bode Miller defends NBC...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
February 17, 2014  |  Discuss

NBC reporter criticized for Bode Miller interview, skier defends her

The internet can be a funny place, sometimes. For the past couple Olympics, Bode Miller has been labeled a choke, because his failure to win gold medal in all the alpine events that he competes in. The choke label comes from him being so dominant in the events outside of the Olympics. Granted, he was […]Continue reading...
Via The Victory Formation
February 17, 2014  |  Discuss
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