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For American Mikaela Shiffrin, a Milestone Skiing Victory

She ties Lindsey Vonn's women's World Cup record of 82 wins

(Newser) - Mikaela Shiffrin matched Lindsey Vonn’s women’s World Cup skiing record with her 82nd win Sunday. Shiffrin led from start to finish to win a giant slalom by a large margin and can now break Vonn’s mark in a night slalom scheduled for Flachau, Austria, on Tuesday, per...

Lindsey Vonn Just Made 'Non- Traditional' Move for 'Equality'

Olympic skier gave engagement ring to fiance PK Subban for Christmas

(Newser) - Who says you can't get engaged twice? It may be a "non-traditional" move, but that didn't scare Lindsey Vonn from making it on Christmas Day. USA Today reports the Olympic skier proposed to her already-fiance PK Subban on Wednesday, which also happened to be their two-year anniversary,...

Athletic Engagement: Olympic Skier to Wed NHL Star

Lindsey Vonn is engaged to New Jersey Devils' PK Subban

(Newser) - Tiger who ? Olympic skier Lindsey Vonn has been dating New Jersey Devils star PK Subban since early last year, and now the couple is "taking things to the next level," per People , which confirms they are engaged. Although rumors of a romantic relationship got their jump-start...

Vonn Gets Her Last 'Perfect Day' on the Slopes

American takes bronze in the final race of her career

(Newser) - One last comeback complete. One last medal. Five days after crashing in super-G, Lindsey Vonn bounced back to win the bronze medal in the world championship downhill in Are, Sweden on Sunday in the final race of her career. "I laid it all on the line. That's all...

Lindsey Vonn Crashes in 2nd-to-Last Race of Career

But American skier appears to be OK, is scheduled to compete for final time on Sunday

(Newser) - Lindsey Vonn crashed in the super-G at the world championships in Sweden on Tuesday, straddling a gate midair and ending up in the safety nets. Vonn, however, got up and skied down the hill after being tended to by medical personnel. "Everyone was screaming as she crashed jumping through...

It's an Emotional Day for Lindsey Vonn

The skiing superstar says she may have to hang 'em up

(Newser) - Sunday was hard for Lindsey Vonn: Tears flowed and a tough decision loomed after she failed to finish a super-G race in Cortina, Italy, the AP reports. The winningest female skier in history hung her head after a bobble knocked her off course, and her right leg—which is permanently...

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...

In Vonn's Last Race, Shiffrin Takes the Medal
Vonn Fails to Finish
Final Olympic Race

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...

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...

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...

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...

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"...

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...

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,"...

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...

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...

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...

Tiger-Vonn a PR Stunt?
 Tiger-Vonn a PR Stunt? 

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 "...

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...

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...

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