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December 2010

  • Deuce: Oakley’s Lindsey Vonn Tallies Two Wins in Val d’Isere, Takes World Cup Lead

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    Posted over 3 years ago by Andrew De Lara

    You can make that deux more for Lindsey Vonn. Oakley’s Olympic Gold Medalist mashed her way to two solid wins at the Val D’Isere World Cup event in France – grabbing her first downhill win of the season then emerging victorious at the first super combined race of the year. The victories catapulted her to the top of the overall World Cup standings – setting off even more immense momentum.

  • First Ever: Oakley’s Lindsey Vonn Named 2010 AP Female Athlete of the Year

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    Posted over 3 years ago by Andrew De Lara

    Lindsey Vonn is kickin’ arse. She’s not only the most successful female American skier in history. She’s also the first skier, male or female, to ever be named an Associated Press Athlete of the Year. Lindsey accepted the honors this past weekend, taking 77 of 175 votes submitted by news organizations that make up the AP’s membership, more than double what any other challenging female athlete totaled in the tally announced Saturday.

  • “Dropping the Hammer:” O’s Lindsey Vonn Grabs Super G Victory at Lake Louise World Cup

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    Posted over 3 years ago by Andrew De Lara

    Tally one more Lake Louise win. Oakley’s Gold Medal Ski Star Lindsey Vonn smashed her way back to the top this past weekend, grabbing a resounding Super G win over German rival Maria Riesch and Julia Mancuso. The FIS World Cup event is no stranger to Lindsey, who’s racked up 14 podium finishes and eight wins at the contest over the past six years.