Lindsay Vonn Gossip and Trivia
Lindsay has changed her name after the marriage to Lindsay Vonn and she is mostly referred by this name (her husband is the skier Thomas Vonn).
Lindsay Vonn learned to ski at the tender age of 2 in her natal area Twin City (Minnesota) and enrolled after to the famous development program at Buck Hill.
In her Olympic debut at the 2002 Olympic Winter Games, Lindsay came sixth in both slalom and combined at Salt Lake City and the next year she won a silver medal in downhill in the Junior World Championship at Puy St. Vincent, France.
In December 2004 she earned her first World Cup medal podium for the first time in downhill victory in Lake Louise, Alberta. Canada.
Despite her injuries, Lindsay earned her first “big race” medals with silver in both downhill and super G at the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships 2007 held in Sweden.
After a recovering 2007 season through February 9, 2008, she had already won five World Cup races during the season and became World Cup discipline leader in both downhill and combined.
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Lindsay Vonn Trivia:
- Attended the University of Missouri (2006)
- Parents are Laura & Alan (divorced)
- Started skiing at the age of three near her Minneapolis home. When she was 12, her family moved to Vail, Colorado for her training. Won her first international championship at 15 and competed in her first Olympics at 17.
- Will guest-star in the season finale of Law & Order (1990), her favorite TV show [March 31, 2010].
- (November 21, 2011) Filed for divorce from her husband of 4 years Thomas Vonn.
- Recuperating after surgery, on February 10, 2013 at the Vail Valley Surgery Center, to repair a torn stabilizing ligaments in her knee and a fractured shin. Had injured herself on February 5, 2013 while competing at the FIS Alpine Ski World Championships in Schladming, Austria.
- (February 5, 2013) Suffered multiple injuries after a serious crash on opening day of the Alpine World Championships in Austria.
- Appeared in a commercial for “Alka Selzer Plus”.