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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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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 […]
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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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Predators' PK Subban welcomes home girlfriend Lindsey Vonn with balloons, goat cake

Retiring Olympic skier Lindsey Vonn gets big welcome home from Nashville Predators defenseman P.K. Subban.            [Author: Nashville Tennessean]
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Shiffrin 'flattered' by criticism from Vonn, Miller

Mikaela Shiffrin responded to criticism from Lindsey Vonn and Bode Miller on her race selection at the world championships, saying Tuesday she was "flattered" by their comments.
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Aamodt and Paerson defend Shiffrin’s race selection

ARE, Sweden (AP) — Scandinavian skiing royalty Kjetil Andre Aamodt and Anja Paerson have come to Mikaela Shiffrin’s defense over her decision to race only three events at the world championships. Shiffrin’s decision to sit out the Alpine combined was questioned by fellow Americans Lindsey Vonn and Bode Miller. Aamodt and fellow Norwegian Lasse Kjus […]
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Ilka Stuhec Wins Downhill Gold in Åre 2019

Course workers and slip crews were busy to get the ladies' racetrack ready following overnight snowfall for the downhill race which ultimately had to be run from the second reserve start due to weather on the upper mountain. Still, it proved to be a memorable day for all in attendance.Slovenia’s Ilka Stuhec repeated her performance from two years ago in St. Moritz (SUI) by winning the downhill title. It was the first successful defense of the ladies' downhill title since 1989.“It was not a bad r...
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Fine farewell: Lindsey Vonn ends skiing career in fabulous way on a perfect day

It was a bronze in the downhill, but it was good as gold for Lindsey Vonn, whose historic career started at Minnesota's Buck Hill and concluded Sunday as one of skiing's all-time greats.
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Post-Vonn era in skiing begins with men’s Alpine combined

ARE, Sweden (AP) — The post-Lindsey Vonn era begins with the men’s Alpine combined at the skiing world championships. Vonn was scheduled to leave Sweden on Monday to begin a new chapter in her life — a day after winning a bronze medal in the downhill in the final race of her career. Her absence […]
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Feats of Lindsay Vonn in skiing and Maya Moore in basketball may never be matched

At the end of a week that included National Girls and Women in Sports Day, let's recognize the importance of Lindsey Vonn and Maya Moore.
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Lindsey Vonn makes history by winning downhill bronze in final race

The end was not triumphant, but it didn't have to be. Lindsey Vonn already had her place in history.
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Lindsey Vonn makes history by winning downhill bronze in in her final race

The end was not triumphant, but it didn't have to be. Lindsey Vonn already had her place in history.
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Stuhec spoils Vonn’s farewell party at skiing worlds

ARE, Sweden (AP) — The Lindsey Vonn circus had rolled back into town, and that suited Ilka Stuhec just fine. All the talk at the world championships on Sunday — and indeed for the last few days — was whether Vonn could mark the last race of her career with a victory in the downhill. […]
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Cold feat: Vonn’s legacy not solely defined by wins, crashes

The temperature: absolutely freezing. The time: barely after sunrise. The place: the bottom of a training hill in Vail, Colorado, waiting for Lindsey Vonn to finish a few runs to test her surgically repaired knee just before the 2014 Sochi Games — an Olympics she ended up missing because of that troublesome knee. “Why on […]
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Lindsey Vonn makes history in her final race with downhill bronze

The end was not triumphant, but it didn't have to be. Lindsey Vonn already had her place in history.
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Clink, clink: Vonn walks away with another medal

Lindsey Vonn walked off with her career haul of medals in her right hand, the gold, silver and bronze clinking together almost weighing her down.
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What they said about Lindsey Vonn

ARE, Sweden (AP) — What the world of skiing and beyond said about Lindsey Vonn, who has retired from skiing after winning bronze in the downhill at the world championships on Sunday: ___ Bode Miller, retired U.S. skier “There are so many different ways to measure the best of all time and she basically checks […]
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Five Days After a Crash, Lindsey Vonn Wins Bronze Medal in Final Race of Her Career

"I laid it all on the line. That's all I wanted to do today," Vonn said
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Opinion: Injuries be damned, Lindsey Vonn goes out on her terms - and on the podium

Lindsey Vonn won the bronze in downhill at the world championships in the final race of her career.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Lindsey Vonn Retires As The Winningest Female Skier In History

"I have always pushed the limits of ski racing and it has allowed me to have amazing success but also dramatic crashes," Vonn said, summarizing a storied career.(Image credit: Christophe Pallot/Agence Zoom/Getty Images)
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Lindsey Vonn: Skiing's speed queen

Lindsey Vonn, one of the most decorated skiers of all time, won the bronze medal in the final race of her career on February 10 at the Alpine World Ski Championships.
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Vonn wins medal in final race of skiing career

Lindsey Vonn won the bronze medal in the world championship downhill, the final race of her skiing career.
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Lindsey Vonn: Downhill bronze for the American as she makes history in final race

The end was not triumphant, but it didn't have to be. Lindsey Vonn already had her place in history.
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Lindsey Vonn wins bronze medal in final race of her career

Five days after crashing in super-G, Lindsey Vonn bounced back to win the bronze medal in the world championship downhill Sunday in the final race of her career. When Vonn crossed the finish line she had a big smile on her face, waved and bowed to the crowd. Vonn had been planning on retiring in December but she recently moved up her retirement plans due to persistent pain in both of her surgically repaired knees.
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Vonn wins world downhill bronze in final race - highlights & report

Lindsey Vonn wins bronze in her final professional race in the downhill at the Alpine World Championships in Sweden.
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