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Retired Vonn honored with Spanish sports award

Retired American skier Lindsey Vonn has won Spain's Princess of Asturias award for sports for her "extraordinary contributions to the world of sports."
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Skier Lindsey Vonn wins prestigious Spanish prize

MADRID (AP) — Retired American Alpine skier Lindsey Vonn has won Spain’s Princess of Asturias award for sports. The judges said on announcing the prize Wednesday that Vonn “has throughout her career made extraordinary contributions to the world of sports.” Vonn’s achievements include a women’s record of 82 World Cup wins and three Olympic medals. […]
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Lindsey Vonn memoir ‘Rise: My Story’ coming next year

NEW YORK (AP) — Lindsey Vonn, the retired alpine skiing champion, is ready to look back. Vonn’s memoir, “Rise: My Story,” will come next year, Dey Street Books announced Monday. Vonn will describe her “epic journey” from childhood in Minnesota to international fame; her achievements, including 82 World Cup wins and three Olympic medals; and […]
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Wrap of the 2018-2019 Alpine World Cup Season: Mikaela Shiffrin & Marcel Hirscher Grabs the Overall Globe

After 76 World Cup Races in 32 venues and 17 different countries, the World Cup season came to an end at the Audi FIS Ski World Cup Finals in Soldeu El Tarter (Andorra). Ladies  1st Mikaela Shiffrin (USA) 2204 2nd Petra Vlhova (SVK) 1355 3rd Wendy Holdener (SUI) 1079 Men 1st Marcel Hirscher (AUT) 1546  2nd Alexis Pinturault (FRA) 1145 3rd Henrik Kristoffersen (NOR) 1047 For the third time in her career, Mikaela Shiffrin claimed the Overall World Cup title. Thanks to improved skills i...
Tags: Sport, United States, Skiing, Lindsey Vonn, Sochi, Fis, Andorra, Marcel Hirscher, Henrik Kristoffersen, Vonn, Pyeongchang, Hirscher, Ingemar Stenmark, Mikaela Shiffrin, Ted Ligety, Schladming


Arnold Schwarzenegger and LeBron James Promote Their Supplement Company With a Gym Duel

If you don't know that Ladder was founded by an eclectic group of A-listers--Arnold Schwarzenegger, LeBron James, Cindy Crawford and Lindsey Vonn--you might wonder how a supplement startup could afford the kind of ad it just dropped. But obviously it's a challenger brand with star power to spare, so it's not all that surprising that...
Tags: Advertising, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Lebron James, Lindsey Vonn, AdFreak, Challenger Brands, Arnold Schwarzenegger LeBron James Cindy Crawford


Wrap of the 2018-2019 Alpine World Cup Season: Mikaela Shiffrin & Marcel Hirscher Grabs the Overall Globe

After 76 World Cup Races in 32 venues and 17 different countries, the World Cup season came to an end at the Audi FIS Ski World Cup Finals in Soldeu El Tarter (Andorra). Ladies  1st Mikaela Shiffrin (USA) 2204 2nd Petra Vlhova (SVK) 1355 3rd Wendy Holdener (SUI) 1079 Men 1st Marcel Hirscher (AUT) 1546  2nd Alexis Pinturault (FRA) 1145 3rd Henrik Kristoffersen (NOR) 1047 For the third time in her career, Mikaela Shiffrin claimed the Overall World Cup title. Thanks to improved skills i...
Tags: Sport, United States, Skiing, Lindsey Vonn, Sochi, Fis, Andorra, Marcel Hirscher, Henrik Kristoffersen, Vonn, Pyeongchang, Hirscher, Ingemar Stenmark, Mikaela Shiffrin, Ted Ligety, Schladming


FasterSkier’s 2018/2019 Cross-Country Skiers of the Year

Alex Harvey (top), Jessie Diggins (bottom). (Photos: John Lazenby/lazenbyphoto.com. Bottom right photo: Nordic Focus) With the 2018/2019 season officially in the rearview, FasterSkier is running a series of articles highlighting some of the players and performances from the season. This honor goes to two outstanding North American skiers of the year.  *** Alex Harvey, Canadian World Cup Team Thirty years old and finis. Canada’s Alex Harvey has for years been the preeminent male skier fro...
Tags: News, Minnesota, Minneapolis, Russia, Sport, Canada, Racing, Skiing, Lindsey Vonn, North America, Quebec, Oslo, Harvey, Lillehammer Norway, Mikaela Shiffrin, Diggins


Tiger Woods and the remarkable redemptive nature of America

Tiger Woods, who became his own cautionary tale, made his redemptive comeback last week and won the Masters after 3,950 days since his last major win. His son Charlie and daughter Sam hugged him emotionally on 18. It’s probably the best comeback story in sports, and one the nation universally cheered. It has been a tough decade for Tiger. You will remember that his Swedish wife, Elin, divorced him, citing irreconcilable waitresses. She chased him out of their driveway with a 9-iron (she felt an ...
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Lindsey Vonn Shares Photos from Her Leg Surgery: 'I Had More Damage Than Expected'

Lindsey Vonn 'Had More Damage Than Expected’ During Leg Surgery
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Del Taco announces meat-free Beyond Tacos coming to all its restaurants

Del Taco will roll out its meat-free Beyond Tacos to the entire chain in coming weeks, its leaders announced to investors Monday. Beyond Tacos are made with Beyond Meat, a plant-based alternative to beef. The Lake Forest-based chain began testing the tacos in early December at five locations in Los Angeles, Orange and San Bernardino counties as well as a big chunk of San Diego County. Since then, a lot has happened in the plant-based protein world. –Beyond Meat began partnering with Carl’s Jr. o...
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Soldeu El Tarter 2019 Alpine Skiing World Cup Finals. Men's Giant Slalom and Slalom Preview

Tomorrow the Competition moves to Soldeu to the Avet Piste for the Technical Events. In 2012 it was chosen to host the races for the Ladies Alpine Ski World Cup. For the 2019 Alpine Ski World Cup finals, the finish area has been modified with an incredible skiable platform at the bottom of the Avet course and the town of Soldeu.It is 1.259 meters long (GS course) / 571 (SL), with a vertical drop of 416 (GS) / 193 (SL) meters and an average gradient of 37% and a maximum gradient of 70%.The co...
Tags: Sport, Skiing, Switzerland, Lindsey Vonn, ARE, Andorra, Zagreb, Kitzbuhel, Bansko, Meribel, Marcel Hirscher, Henrik Kristoffersen, Kristoffersen, Wengen, Hirscher, Ingemar Stenmark


Soldeu El Tarter 2019 Alpine Skiing World Cup Finals. Men and Ladies Super-G Preview

Thursday 14/03/2019  10:30 SG Ladies12:00 SG MenPreview Women Super-GMikaela Shiffrin (300), Tina Weirather (268), and Nicole Schmidhofer (253) are the three women still in contention for the Super-G Crystal Globe.Mikaela Shiffrin will celebrate her 24th birthday during the Grandvalira World Cup Finals. Last December, she became the youngest skier ever to win 50 World Cup races among all of the events, and the eighth athlete to do so in history. This season, she dominates the overall rankings...
Tags: Sport, Skiing, Paris, Switzerland, Norway, Lindsey Vonn, Andorra, Aksel Lund Svindal, Vonn, Cortina, Tina Weirather, Kjetil Jansrud, Mikaela Shiffrin, Garmisch, Matthias Mayer, Jansrud


Ramon Zenhaeusern Wins Slalom in Kranjska Gora

One year after claiming his first World Cup slalom podium here in Kransjka Gora, Ramon Zenhaeusern takes the win in today's slalom. Henrik Kristoffersen and Marcel Hirscher complete the podium.The Vitranc Cup concluded today with a slalom on Podkoren. With no less than seven former Kranjska Gora slalom winners (Hirscher, Matt, Kristoffersen, Neureuther, Myhrer, Lizeroux, Moelgg) at the start, the fight promised to be very exciting, but it’s another athlete who ended up at the very top of the pod...
Tags: Sport, Skiing, Switzerland, Lindsey Vonn, Marcel Hirscher, Henrik Kristoffersen, Adelboden, Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup, Ski Paradise, Alpine Skiing, Slalom, Kranjska Gora, Vitranc Cup, Kransjka Gora, Daniel Yule, Ramon Zenhäusen


Hirscher clinches 8th straight WCup overall title

Marcel Hirscher clinched his eighth consecutive men's World Cup overall title Sunday, matching Lindsey Vonn's record of 20 overall and discipline titles.
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Lindsey Vonn to appear in Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue

Lindsey Vonn, who recently retired as one of the greatest ski racers ever, will be a part of Sports Illustrated's annual Swimsuit Issue.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Spring Break & Beyond: Safety Tips for Skiers & Shredders

The thrills of skiing and snowboarding in Utah’s sublime snow and terrain can be awfully distracting. So much so, that visitors and locals alike may often forget a few crucial safety tips in their anticipation of hitting the snow. The environments where ski resorts thrive tend to be quite extreme at times, and it’s important to take a few simple, yet vital steps to keep safe on the snow. Sun safety and skin care for skiers and snowboarders ...
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Predators Beat Wild – Johansen With Shootout Winner

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Ryan Johansen scored in the fourth round of the shootout on Sunday night to give the Nashville Predators a 3-2 victory over Minnesota and stop the Wild’s winning streak at five games. Filip Forsberg had the tying goal with 4:19 remaining in regulation and backup goalie Juuse Saros won for the first time in four starts for the Predators, who outshot the Wild 17-3 after the second intermission. Eric Fehr and Jason Zucker scored late in the second period less than 3 minutes apart ...
Tags: Usa, Minnesota, Wild, Sport, Backup, Dallas, Nashville, Jets, Hockey, NHL, Lindsey Vonn, Smith, Calgary, Minnesota Wild, Pacific Division, Central Division


Kristoffersen Wins Bansko Giant Slalom Race, Hirscher Takes Crystal Globe

In Åre Henrik Kristoffersen found his way back to the top of the podium earning his first World Championship medal ahead of his main contender: Marcel Hirscher. A few days after in Bansko Kristoffersen again top the podium  +0.04 sec. ahead of Hirscher. Thomas Fanara of France finished in third place (+0.39). Henrik Kristoffersen only World Cup victory in the Giant Slalom came in Méribel on 21 March 2015 despite he has claimed 16 World Cup podiums in the discipline.  Until today, Marcel Hirsc...
Tags: France, Sport, Skiing, Bulgaria, Lindsey Vonn, Bansko, Meribel, Marcel Hirscher, Henrik Kristoffersen, Hirscher, Ingemar Stenmark, St Moritz, Ted Ligety, Alta Badia, Thomas Fanara, Adelboden


Federica Brignone Wins First and Last Alpine Combined of the Season in Crans Montana

Today, under blue skies and perfect conditions, Federica Brignone repeated her performance from last season with an impressive Super-G run to claim her third career Alpine Combined victory at Crans-Montana, Switzerland. Skiing from first place after the super-G run, the Italian attacked Mont Lachaux with the eighth fastest slalom run to finish 0.38 seconds ahead of an impressive Roni Remme of Canada and 1.04 seconds ahead of third-place finisher Wendy Holdener. Federica Brignone has now won thr...
Tags: Sport, Canada, Skiing, Switzerland, Lindsey Vonn, Crans Montana, St Moritz, Wendy Holdener, Tina Maze, Federica Brignone, Nicole Hosp, Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup, Ski Paradise, Alpine Skiing, Brignone, Alpine Combined


Goggia wins 1st downhill of post-Vonn era

Olympic champion Sofia Goggia won the first World Cup downhill of the post-Lindsey Vonn era on Saturday.
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Olympic champion Goggia wins 1st downhill of post-Vonn era

CRANS-MONTANA, Switzerland (AP) — Olympic champion Sofia Goggia won the first World Cup downhill of the post-Lindsey Vonn era on Saturday. Goggia was rewarded with her first victory this season after taking an aggressively direct racing line typical of Vonn, the American star who retired after winning downhill bronze in the world championships two weeks […]
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Lindsey Vonn talks kids, routines and future plans in first post-retirement interview

Lindsey Vonn knows her post-retirement future is bright, even if the lack of routine is already driving her crazy.
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Lindsey Vonn: Mikaela Shiffrin 'in a league of her own'

She retired as the greatest female ski racer of all time, but Lindsey Vonn believes fellow American Mikaela Shiffrin is "in a league of her own" and will shatter all records as long as she stays healthy.
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I'm pretty bored! – Vonn struggling to adapt to retirement

Lindsey Vonn is already "pretty bored" with life as a retired athlete even though it is only just over a week since the final race of her career. The record-breaking American skier had planned to retire after next season's FIS Alpine Skiing World Cup race at Lake Louise, but knee injuries meant she was forced to bring the date forward. Ahead of this month's FIS Alpine World Ski Championships in Are, Vonn announced she would take part in the super-G and downhill before calling it a day.
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Lindsey Vonn wins Spirit of Sport award at the 'Oscars of Sport'

US ski star Lindsey Vonn picked up the Spirit of Sport award at the "Oscars of Sport" Monday -- on a night where Novak Djokovic and Simone Biles were also recognized for their achievements.
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Lindsey Vonn wins Spirit of Sport award at the 'Oscars of Sport'

US ski star Lindsey Vonn picked up the Spirit of Sport award at the "Oscars of Sport" Monday -- on a night where Novak Djokovic and Simone Biles were also recognized for their achievements.
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Shiffrin prevails despite distractions over her choices

ARE, Sweden (AP) — Maybe Alpine skiing won’t be so lost without Lindsey Vonn and Aksel Lund Svindal after all. One week after Vonn and Svindal retired by claiming medals in their final races, Mikaela Shiffrin and Marcel Hirscher both showed true grit by fighting through debilitating sickness to claim the slalom titles at the […]
Tags: News, Sweden, Sports, Lindsey Vonn, Marcel Hirscher, Aksel Lund Svindal, Svindal, Vonn, Mikaela Shiffrin, Shiffrin


Lindsey Vonn: Boyfriend P.K. Subban arranges G.O.A.T. tribute

The last eight days have proven typically eventful in the life and times of Lindsey Vonn.
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Vonn’s retirement signals end of an era for US Ski Team

ARE, Sweden (AP) — It was a telling sign that in Lindsey Vonn’s last race there was only one other American skier competing. Two days later, the U.S. couldn’t even enter a squad for the team event at the world championships because it didn’t have enough skiers available. And as for the men’s slalom team, […]
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Lindsey Vonn's Boyfriend Surprised Her with GOAT Cake & Stuffed Animal After Final Race in Sweden

Lindsey Vonn's Boyfriend Surprised Her with GOAT Cake & Stuffed Animal for Retiring
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