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Lindsey Vonn The Climb to 63

Lindsey Vonn The Climb to 63 It has already been over 2 years since Lindsey Vonn became only the second female skier to win 4 World Cup Championships. And at 30 years of age, she will soon become the most decorated female World Cup skier in the history of the sport. Lindsey Vonn is used to coming down mountains -fast. But she is about to summit a rather large mountain-and once she reaches the top, she will likely sit alone there for the foreseeable future. Top All Time World Cup Wins Red Bull 62 59 55 26 61 With 61 World Cup wins-Vonn needs just 2 more to set the new all-time record of 63 World Cup victories. *the next active skier as of 12/20/14 Lake Louise 1.95 0.01 Win #1 seconds seconds Largest margin of victory (win #43, Lake Louise, Canada - Downhill) Smallest margin of victory (win #32 at Crans Montana, December 3, 2004 Lake Louise, Canada Switzerland - with Johanna Schnarf coming in second place) Downhill (age 20) Time: 1:23.44 Wins by Country 15 11 Canada Italy Austria Switzerland "O Canada!" France Germany Vonn has won at least one race at Sweden 2 Finland Lake Louise, Canada every year of her career except 2013, earning the nickname "Lake Lindsey" Bulgaria Norway Slovenia USA Event Wins #1 All-Time Vonn is 1 of only 6 women to win World Cup races in all 5 disciplines 31 20 5 10000 Downhill Super-G Super Comb. Giant Slalom Slalom The number of times Maria Hoefl-Riesch (Germany, 27 WC wins) has finished 2nd to Lindsey Vonn in WC events, the most for any opponent during Vonn's career 84.31 mph 75 mph $120 m speeding ticket 84 mph would be about a $120speeding ticket in Vail, CO, where Lindsey lives Fastest Vonn was ever clocked Faster than the fastest land animal, the cheetah (runs up to 75 mph) (Lake Louise, Canada, 12/2/2012) Bovine Trophy Vonn's trophy for winning a downhill race at Val d'Isere, France, in 2005 was...a cow - she kept the cow and named her Olympe, who has had 2 calves - Sunny and Karin. On December 20, 2014 she won in Val d'Isere again and added another prize cow to her heard, appropriately named "Winnie." Vonn once sliced a tendon in her thumb on a broken bottle of champagne after a win in France in 2009 - and didn't even miss a race Carving for Crystal 6 9????? Overall titles Downhill titles (2008-2013) Every year, the Overall champion gets a 19.8-pound crystal globe trophy. A 7.7-pound crystal globe is awarded for each Discipline champion 3 ??? Super-G titles (2009-2012) Combined titles (2010-2012) (pounds) 17 Vonn's Total Crystal Globes Worth more than her own weight in crystalglobes 155 156.2 Vonn's weight Weight of globes Any athlete that breaks the all-time record for wins in their sport cements their legacy for the future. If Lindsey can pull it off she could truly be called the best ever. Bode Miller, most successful American male alpine skier, 6x Olympic medalist Rare Once Vonn sets the new record, she will join an exclusive club of other athletes who have achieved what may be nearly unbreakable personal career athletic records Company 167 88 Kathy Whitworth LPGA wins (1962-1985) Martina Navratilova WTA titles (1975-1999; 2006) 28 Grete Waitz Layne Beachley Career ASP surfing event wins (1993-2006) NY Marathon titles (1978-1988) Big Closets 150 She travels with Vonn has 50 pairs of ski boots and around 150 pairs of skis 50 pairs of skis For images and video of Lindsey Vonn, visit Red Bull ●●00●●●● Tina Maze* Vreni Schneider (1984-1995) Lindsey Vonn (2000 - Active) Annemarie Moser-Proll (1969-1980)

Lindsey Vonn The Climb to 63

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Lindsey Vonn is used to coming down mountains —fast. But she is about to summit a rather large mountain—and once she reaches the top, she will likely sit alone there for the foreseeable future.


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