Lindsey Vonn

Vonn alters schedule to add last-minute testing for Olympics

CORTINA D'AMPEZZO, Italy (AP) — Lindsey Vonn wants to regain the downhill gold medal at the Olympics so desperately that she has been willing to sacrifice much of the World Cup season to achieve her goal.<p>With the start of the Pyeongchang Games 2 1/2 weeks away, Vonn is dedicating so much time to …

Mikaela Shiffrin

The Week In 16 Photos: Jan. 15-21

Each week, TeamUSA.org recaps the performances of U.S. athletes through photos, showing where in the world Team USA athletes competed and how they …

Skiing

Names & Faces: Lindsey Vonn, Danica Patrick

<b>Lindsey Vonn</b><p>The Olympic downhill champ in 2010 who missed the 2014 Games because of an injury, wants another gold so badly that she has sacrificed much of the World Cup season. She might skip an Alpine combined race Friday to test equipment. She acknowledges the pressure she’s putting on herself. …

Motorsport

Elevating women's skiing in Vonn's Olympic plan

Sports

Love the Google art selfie app? We put it to the test with Minnesota celebrities

You may have noticed people taking more selfies than usual lately. That’s because an app with a new feature has lit up a selfie storm. Google Arts & …

Mary Tyler Moore

Will Lindsey Vonn's Parents Be At The Olympics? Pyeongchang Might Be Her Last Games

Lindsey Vonn is heading to the Olympics in Pyeongchang, Korea this February. The games are set to begin on Feb. 8 and will air live on NBC. Leading …

Olympics

Lindsey Vonn drops to sixth in super-G at Cortina

Lindsey Vonn's luck in Cortina ran out in the super-G, when she encountered fog and finished sixth.

Sports

Switzerland's Lara Gut comes back to win super-G

Lara Gut regained a lot of confidence with a super-G win over Lindsey Vonn and Mikaela Shiffrin.

Mikaela Shiffrin

Lindsey Vonn wins 79th World Cup race

After a second place finish yesterday, Lindsey Vonn wins her 79th career World Cup race and her 40th career downhill World Cup race.

Sports

Tonga flag bearer from Rio says he qualified for Winter Olympics

<b>Pita Taufatofua</b>, the shirtless, oiled-up Tongan flag bearer from the Rio Games, said he qualified for the PyeongChang Olympics in cross-country …

Olympics

Lindsey Vonn cruises to downhill win in Italy

<b>Lindsey Vonn</b> continued her Olympic preparations by easily winning a World Cup downhill race at Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy. The American skier clocked …

Olympics

Jackie Wiles Qualifies For PyeongChang, Mentor Lindsey Vonn Scores First Downhill Win In A Year

It’s a glorious day to be a U.S. women’s downhill skier.<p>In Cortina d’Ampezzo, Italy, on Saturday, Lindsey Vonn won the downhill world cup, while her …

Team USA

Lasting peace from Winter Olympics? Don't bet on it

The notion that lasting peace may result from the Winter Olympics is a bit far-fetched, not that the world shouldn’t take whatever chance it …

Olympics

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<b>Cortina D’Ampezzo, Italy •</b> It's exactly what Lindsey Vonn was hoping for — a dominant victory one month before she goes for gold at the Olympics.<p>Vonn …

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Mistake costs Lindsey Vonn gold in World Cup downhill

Sofia Goggia of Italy won a World Cup downhill on home snow on Friday in Cortina D'Ampezzo, Italy after Lindsey Vonn made a major mistake.<p>Vonn was …

Skiing

Shiffrin, Vonn jostle for Olympic speed queen crown

Mikaela Shiffrin warned she wants to prove that her maiden World Cup downhill win in Lake Louise was no fluke as she challenges speed queen Lindsey …

Alpine Skiing

Sophia Goggia wins Cortina World Cup race

Italy's Sophia Goggia was just fast enough to fend off Lindsey Vonn and Mikaela Shiffrin to win Cortina.

Mikaela Shiffrin

9 Team USA Athletes to Watch in the 2018 Winter Olympics

With less than a month to go until the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, it's time to get to know the Team USA athletes. We've already …

Olympics

What sports will be taking place at the 2018 Winter Olympics?

The Winter Olympics are almost here, which means it’s time to tune in and watch other human beings perform athletic feats you can only dream of doing …

Olympics

10 Inked Athletes Heating Up the Winter Olympics

It may be chilly in South Korea when the 2018 Winter Olympic Games kick off in February, but these inked athletes are heating things up from the slopes to the ice rink. You're welcome.<p>Sport: Freestyle Skiing<br>Country: USA<p>Sport: Snowboarding<br>Country: USA<p>Sport: Alpine Ski Racing<br>Country: USA<p>Sport: …

Olympics

Lindsey Vonn is second in Cortina downhill after mistake

Lindsey Vonn is second in Cortina downhill; Mikaela Shiffrin finishes third<p>Associated Press<p>CORTINA D’AMPEZZO, Italy - Sofia Goggia of Italy won a World Cup downhill on home snow Friday after Lindsey Vonn made a major mistake.<p>Vonn was faster than Goggia midway down the Olympia delle Tofane course …

Olympics

With Olympics coming, Shiffrin works because she worries

Mikaela Shiffrin often finds herself fixating on two thoughts that are completely detached from reality.<p>"I feel every single day, first of all, like I've never won a World Cup in my life," the Alpine ski racing star told The Associated Press. "And I feel like I'm never going to win again."<p>Really? …

Mikaela Shiffrin

Olympian Lindsey Vonn's Gym Routine Is Nothing Short Of Badass

We got the inside scoop straight from Lindsey and her trainer.<p>You might imagine that training to compete as an Olympic skier involves speeding down snowy mountains day in and day out. While there’s plenty of time spent practicing on the slopes, that’s certainly not the only thing world-champion …

Fitness

To Win Olympics, NBCU Must Lure Big Crowds – and Small Streamers

Whenever NBCUniversal broadcasts an Olympics, the massive media company is eager to make a big splash. To succeed, however, executives must …

Olympics

Lindsey Vonn, Mikaela Shiffrin share downhill podium (video)

<b>Lindsey Vonn</b> and <b>Mikaela Shiffrin</b> shared a race podium for the first time, finishing second and third, respectively, in a World Cup downhill in …

Olympics

You're Never Too Old to Train at Intensity

Cycling coach and world-class rider Gary Hoffman, 66, knows exactly why older athletes often lack explosive power. They tell themselves to plod toward the horizon, convinced that the days of sprints, leaps, launches, and dynos are gone.<p>But Hoffman—and recent science—says don't listen to …

In her Captain America suit, Lindsey Vonn is finally ready to attack

The Olympic downhill is little more than a month away and Lindsey Vonn is finally ready to start attacking at 100 percent again.<p>Forget that unusual image of the 78-time World Cup winner skiing cautiously amid difficult weather conditions in Austria last weekend.<p>Back on one of her favorite courses — …

Skiing

Vonn leads Cortina downhill training by large margin

CORTINA D'AMPEZZO, Italy (AP) — Lindsey Vonn led by a large margin in the opening training session for a World Cup downhill on the Olympia delle Tofane course Wednesday.<p>Vonn held a 0.95-second advantage over Sofia Goggia of Italy and was 2.02 ahead of American teammate Jacqueline Wiles.<p>In a strong …

Sports

Here's How To Follow Lindsey Vonn's Snapchat So She Can Give You Serious Motivation

With the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang less than a month away, now is a great time to start following all the athletes on social media. Posting …

Team USA

Shaun White and Lindsey Vonn Rise From the Ashes in Beats by Dre’s Winter Olympics Campaign

Sports marketing has always reveled in the thrill of victory. But highlighting the agony of defeat can be even more inspiring when the audience knows …

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