• G Funk: Lindsey Vonn Grabs Fifth World Cup Win With Super G in Cortina

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    Posted over 3 years ago by Andrew De Lara

    A ‘Super G’ indeed she is. Oakley Ski Star and Olympic Gold Medalist Lindsey Vonn mashed her way to victory at the Super G in Cortina, Italy today. O’s speedster came off the line in the 20th position, but led at every split and crossed the finish line with a time of one minute, 11.66 seconds to beat second-place finisher Anja Paerson of Sweden by 0.43 seconds. The triumph tallied her 38th win, fifth victory of the season and second in a Super G. Lindsey also climbed 71 points closer to overall World Cup leader Maria Riesch of Germany (finished ninth), who currently owns a 1052 to 927 advantage.

  • Make It Four: Lindsey Vonn Tallies World Cup Downhill Win in Altenmarkt-Zauchensee, Austria

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    Posted over 3 years ago by Andrew De Lara

    You can make that four. Oakley Ski Star and Olympic Gold Medalist Lindsey Vonn smashed the downhill Kaelberlock course in Altenmarkt-Zauchensee, Austria this past Saturday in 1 minute, 46.39 seconds – claiming her fourth victory of the season and pushing to within four victories Anja Paerson’s 41 World Cup title record. O’s speedster veered off course in a sharp right turn but recovered to nab her 20th career downhill title and 37th overall triumph.

  • 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.

Lindsey Vonn

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“Setbacks help you to concentrate. When successes fall into your lap, you lose sight of your goals. If you fall, get up stronger, hungrier, more ambitious.”

Date of Birth:
October 18, 1984
Hometown:
St. Paul, Minnesota
Sponsors:
Red Bull, Vail Resorts, Under Armour, Proctor & Gamble, Rolex, Spyder, Alka Seltzer, Briko
Hobbies:
Skiing, tennis, golf and reading.

Career Highlights

    • 2012 - World Cup Overall Champion
    • 2011 World Cup Overall Champion
    • 2010 Gold Medal Vancouver Winter Olympics, Downhill
    • 2010 Bronze Medal Vancouver Winter Olympics, Super G
    • 2010 World Cup Overall Champion
    • 2010 ESPY Winner - "Best Female Athlete"
    • 2010 World Cup Champion - Downhill, Super G and Super Combined
    • 2009 World Cup Downhill and Super G Champion
    • 2009 World Cup Overall Champion
    • 2009 Laureus Nominee "Sportswoman of the Year"
    • 2009 World Cup Overall Champion