Lindsey Vonn

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Vonn Completes Her Other Goal in South Korea

She scattered some of her grandpa's ashes near the downhill ski course

(Newser) - Lindsey Vonn came to South Korea with the goal of taking home an Olympic medal and leaving something even more special behind. She did both. The American ski great said Thursday she recently scattered some of the ashes of her grandfather, who served during the Korean War, on a rock... More »

Vonn Fails to Finish Final Olympic Race

Mikaela Shiffrin won the silver in same race

(Newser) - The slalom portion of the women's Alpine combined was the last race of American star Lindsay Vonn's Olympic career—but the medal went to teammate Mikaela Shiffrin. The 22-year-old won silver after Vonn went off course just 10 seconds into her slalom on Thursday, the AP reports. This... More »

The Fact She Just Won a Skiing Gold Is Crazy

Ester Ledecka is a champion snowboarder who has only skied 19 World Cup races in her career

(Newser) - We had the Miracle on Ice in 1980. Now, the "Miracle on Snow." NPR reports on Saturday's shocking women's Super-G race, which was won by a Czech snowboarding champ who the AP reports has taken part in just 19 World Cup skiing races in her entire... More »

Lindsey Vonn Responds to Backlash After Trump Quip

Skier says she read comments from people 'hoping I break my neck'

(Newser) - Olympic hopeful Lindsey Vonn is learning the downside of talking politics on national television. USA Today reports Vonn has seen an outpouring of both support and criticism following an interview where she said she wouldn’t be skiing for Trump should she make the 2018 Winter Olympics team. "Well... More »

Lindsey Vonn Injures Back During World Cup Super-G

Champion skier finished the race despite painful spinal joint disfunction

(Newser) - Olympic hopeful Lindsey Vonn suffered a back injury during a World Cup race in Switzerland Saturday, forcing the champion skier to withdraw from the competition. Per USA Today , Vonn collapsed at the finish line, clutching her lower back in pain. She tweeted afterward that her back seized up during the... More »

Tiger Surprises Lindsey Vonn in Creepy Mask

Woods 'loves that stupid mask,' his girlfriend says

(Newser) - Lindsey Vonn and Tiger Woods continued their two-year-plus publicity stunt—er, relationship—in truly bizarre fashion today. Vonn provisionally won a skiing super-G in Italy, and in the finish area, she was surprised by her boyfriend ... wearing a creepy skeleton face mask. Apparently Woods was attempting to "go incognito"... More »

Lindsey Vonn: I'm Skipping Olympics

After latest fall, she's pulling out of Sochi

(Newser) - Turns out that February crash will sideline Lindsey Vonn for the Sochi Olympics after all, despite her promises to the contrary and a successful surgery . "I am devastated to announce that I will not be able to compete in Sochi," Vonn wrote on Facebook today. "I did... More »

Lindsey Vonn Cheated on Tiger: Witness

Well, well, how the tables have turned on Woods

(Newser) - Just try to read this and not feel a little bit gleeful: Lindsey Vonn has reportedly cheated on Tiger Woods. Of course, this report comes courtesy of the National Enquirer and must therefore be taken with a few grains of salt ... but still. "Lindsey is not a nun,"... More »

Lindsey Vonn Talks Tiger's Toilet Habits

She has no complaints whatsoever about Woods

(Newser) - We can think of so many potential complaints about Tiger Woods as a boyfriend , but apparently none of them has yet troubled Lindsey Vonn. "There's really nothing about him that bothers me," she gushes to People . "He doesn't even leave the seat up! It's... More »

Elin a Fan of Tiger-Lindsey Pairing

Thinks Vonn is good for Woods, sources say

(Newser) - Go ahead and let out that breath you've been holding: Elin Nordegren is A-OK with the Tiger Woods-Lindsey Vonn publicity stunt —er, relationship—at least according to the sources who dished to the New York Post . Nordegren "really likes Lindsey and thinks she is a very good... More »

Madonna's Met Gala Look: No Pants

Plus: Tiger and Lindsey make romantic debut

(Newser) - Last night was the Metropolitan Museum of Art's annual Costume Institute gala, and you know what that means: Madonna showed up wearing no pants, Anne Hathaway showed up with bleached blonde hair, Kristen Stewart showed up with sad raccoon eyes and a matador pantsuit, and Kim Kardashian showed up... More »

Tiger-Vonn a PR Stunt?

Sources say relationship is more about publicity than anything else

(Newser) - If you saw the oddly staged photos of Tiger Woods and Lindsey Vonn and thought, "Huh. That seems like a weird way to go public with your relationship ," well, you could be on to something. Multiple sources tell the New York Post the whole thing is just "... More »

Tiger Woods: I'm Dating Lindsey Vonn

Golfer reveals worst-kept secret in sports

(Newser) - Tiger Woods and Lindsey Vonn are dating—who knew? Well, just about everyone , but today Woods confirmed his romance with the World Cup alpine skier by posting a posed pic of the lovebirds on Facebook , reports USA Today . "Something nice that's happened off the [golf] course was meeting... More »

Lindsey Vonn's Surgery a Success

And she got a ride home from Tiger Woods

(Newser) - Lindsey Vonn just took the first step toward recuperating in time for the Olympics : The surgery she had yesterday to repair torn knee ligaments and a fractured shin was successful, her doctor says, adding that he's optimistic she'll recover fully. In slightly less imporant news, People reports that... More »

Vonn: I'll Be Back in Time for Olympics

But injury has her out for the rest of this season

(Newser) - Despite the fact that Lindsey Vonn was airlifted out of a race yesterday after suffering a major knee injury, the US Ski and Snowboard Association expects her to recover in time for the 2014 Winter Olympics. Over at the Los Angeles Times, Chris Dufresne is skeptical, speculating that the skier... More »

Lindsey Vonn Airlifted to Hospital After Crash

Race had been delayed due to visibility issues

(Newser) - Lindsey Vonn was taken to a hospital by helicopter today after crashing and apparently hurting her right knee in the super-G race at the world ski championships. Vonn, a four-time overall World Cup champion, lost balance on her right leg while landing after a jump. Her ski came off... More »

Giggly Vonn Talks Tiger Woods

So, apparently they really are dating...

(Newser) - We were already mystified that anyone would want to date Tiger Woods ... but it turns out Lindsey Vonn is not only dating him , she's apparently quite happy about it. During a press conference yesterday about the Alpine skiing world championships, which start tomorrow, Vonn was asked when the golfer... More »

Tiger Woods' New Galpal: Lindsey Vonn

Yeah, we don't know why she'd want to date him either

(Newser) - Why anyone would enter into a relationship with Tiger Woods after this is a mystery to us, and yet: Sources tell Star skier Lindsey Vonn has done just that, according to the New York Daily News and the New York Post . They've apparently been together since November, with Tiger... More »

Lindsey Vonn Wins 3rd Straight World Cup

Becomes most successful skier in US history

(Newser) - Lindsey Vonn won her third straight overall World Cup title today, becoming the most accomplished skier the United States has ever had. "I gave it all I had. I have nothing more," Vonn says. "I am the most successful American ever and I am very, very happy.... More »

Lindsey Vonn Wins 1st Post-Olympics Race

US skier extends lead in World Cup standings

(Newser) - Lindsey Vonn secured a narrow victory in a World Cup downhill today, her first competition since the Vancouver Olympics. Vonn finished the Nationale course in 1 minute, 35.26 seconds, a mere 0.01 seconds ahead of Italy's Johanna Scharf. Marianne Abderhalden of Switzerland was third, 0.38 seconds behind... More »

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