• 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.

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