Lindsey Vonn http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/26866/all en Alpine skiing-Vonn back on top in Cortina http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130119/alpine-skiing-vonn-back-top-cortina <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Patrick Lang</p> <p>CORTINA D'AMPEZZO, Italy, Jan 19 (Reuters) - Lindsey Vonn returned to her winning ways after a self-imposed Christmas break when she dominated the Cortina d'Ampezzo downhill for the third time on Saturday.</p> <p>The American, already crowned in the Italian resort in 2008 and 2010, took her third victory in one minute 38.25 seconds.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130119/alpine-skiing-vonn-back-top-cortina" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Alpine skiing at the Winter Olympics Lindsey Vonn Lindsey Vonn Winter Olympic Games Thomson Reuters Sat, 19 Jan 2013 12:15:11 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5736541 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Alpine skiing-Vonn back on top in Cortina http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130119/update-1-alpine-skiing-vonn-back-top-cortina <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Adds details and quotes)</p> <p>By Patrick Lang</p> <p>CORTINA D'AMPEZZO, Italy, Jan 19 (Reuters) - Lindsey Vonn returned to her winning ways after a self-imposed Christmas break when she dominated the Cortina d'Ampezzo downhill for the third time on Saturday.</p> <p>The American, already crowned in the Italian resort in 2008 and 2010, took her third victory in one minute 38.25 seconds.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130119/update-1-alpine-skiing-vonn-back-top-cortina" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Alpine skiing at the Winter Olympics Lindsey Vonn Lindsey Vonn Winter Olympic Games Thomson Reuters Sat, 19 Jan 2013 13:46:01 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5736553 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Alpine skiing-Vonn spoils Maze's party in Maribor http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130126/update-1-alpine-skiing-vonn-spoils-mazes-party-maribor <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Vonn beats Maze to race win by 0.08 seconds</p> <p>* Maze's second place is enough to win giant slalom cup (Updates with Maze winning giant slalom cup, adds quotes)</p> <p>By Patrick Lang</p> <p>MARIBOR, Slovenia, Jan 26 (Reuters) - Lindsey Vonn upstaged Tina Maze in front of her home fans to win a women's Alpine ski World Cup giant slalom race on Saturday, though the Slovenian had the compensation of securing the season's title in the discipline.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130126/update-1-alpine-skiing-vonn-spoils-mazes-party-maribor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Alpine skiing Alpine skiing at the Winter Olympics Lindsey Vonn Winter Olympic Games Thomson Reuters Sat, 26 Jan 2013 15:15:13 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5739846 at http://www.globalpost.com Alpine skiing: Vonn battles off-piste problems for worlds http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130203/alpine-skiing-vonn-battles-piste-problems-worlds <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Hospitalisation for an intestinal ailment, divorce, depression, rumours of an affair with Tiger Woods and a whole month away from skiing are hardly the ideal preparations for a podium assault at the World Ski Championships.</p> <p>Lindsey Vonn's chequered run-in to the February 4-17 worlds, however, has not stopped her soaring to 59 World Cup wins, just three short of Austrian Annemarie Moser-Proll's record of 62 victories.</p> <p>But things have been hard off the piste for the overall World Cup champion in 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2012.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130203/alpine-skiing-vonn-battles-piste-problems-worlds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Alpine skiing at the Winter Olympics Lindsey Vonn Lindsey Vonn Thomas Vonn AFP Sun, 03 Feb 2013 14:47:00 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5744495 at http://www.globalpost.com Alpine skiing: Vonn in serious crash at world champs http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130205/alpine-skiing-vonn-serious-crash-at-world-champs <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>US ski star Lindsey Vonn suffered a serious crash during the opening race of the world championships here on Tuesday, but it was still unclear whether she suffered any serious injuries. </p> <p>The 28-year-old two-time world champion and Olympic gold-medallist landed on the side of her ski after a jump during the opening super-G race here, and flipped over before crashing into a gate. </p> <p>Emergency services were quickly on site. </p> <p>ssw/ak</p> Lindsey Vonn Lindsey Vonn Vonn AFP Tue, 05 Feb 2013 14:46:05 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5746436 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 2-Alpine skiing-Season over for Vonn after super-G crash http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130205/update-1-alpine-skiing-vonn-suffers-nasty-crash-worlds-super-g <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Updates with team statement)</p> <p>By Manuele Lang</p> <p>SCHLADMING, Austria, Feb 5 (Reuters) - Olympic champion Lindsey Vonn will miss the rest of the Alpine skiing season after fracturing her shin and tearing knee ligaments in a crash during the opening super-G at the world championships on Tuesday.</p> <p>"According to U.S. Ski Team medical director Kyle Wilkens, Vonn suffered a torn ACL and MCL in her right knee and a lateral tibial plateau fracture," the U.S. team said in a statement.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130205/update-1-alpine-skiing-vonn-suffers-nasty-crash-worlds-super-g" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Alpine skiing at the Winter Olympics Anna Fenninger Lindsey Vonn Lindsey Vonn Winter Olympic Games Thomson Reuters Tue, 05 Feb 2013 15:00:45 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5746451 at http://www.globalpost.com Alpine skiing: Vonn in bad crash at world champs http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130205/alpine-skiing-vonn-bad-crash-at-world-champs <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>US ski star Lindsey Vonn suffered a heavy crash during the opening race of the world championships here on Tuesday, but it was still unclear whether she suffered any serious injuries. </p> <p>The 28-year-old two-time world champion and Olympic gold-medallist landed on the side of her ski after a jump during the opening super-G race here, and flipped over before crashing into a safety gate. </p> <p>Emergency services were quickly on site, and Vonn was evacuated by helicopter to a nearby hospital. </p> <p>Austrian television reported possible leg injuries. </p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130205/alpine-skiing-vonn-bad-crash-at-world-champs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Alpine skiing at the Winter Olympics Lindsey Vonn Lindsey Vonn Viktoria Rebensburg AFP Tue, 05 Feb 2013 15:01:25 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5746461 at http://www.globalpost.com Alpine skiing: Vonn in bad crash at world champs http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130205/alpine-skiing-vonn-bad-crash-at-world-champs-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The World Ski Championships got off to the worst possible start on Tuesday when US ski star Lindsey Vonn suffered a heavy crash during the opening race of the two-week event.</p> <p>The 28-year-old media starlet, one of global sport's most recognisable and marketable female figures, landed on the side of her ski after a jump during the opening super-G race here, and flipped over before crashing into a safety gate.</p> <p>The dramatic crash, which saw one of Vonn's skis cart-wheeling down the slope, left her on-watching sister Laura Kildow and eventual winner Tina Maze gasping in horror.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130205/alpine-skiing-vonn-bad-crash-at-world-champs-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Alpine skiing at the Winter Olympics Entertainment Lindsey Vonn Lindsey Vonn Winter Olympic Games AFP Tue, 05 Feb 2013 16:16:22 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5746565 at http://www.globalpost.com URGENT ¥¥¥ Alpine skiing: Vonn out for season after heavy crash http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130205/urgent-alpine-skiing-vonn-out-season-after-heavy-crash <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>US skier Lindsey Vonn has been ruled out for the season after sustaining ruptured cruciate ligaments in her right knee when she crashed heavily in the world super-G race on Tuesday, organisers said.</p> <p>The 28-year-old media starlet, one of global sport's most recognisable and marketable female figures, landed on the side of her ski after a jump during the opening super-G race here, and flipped over before crashing into a safety gate.</p> <p>Vonn received 12 minutes of on-slope medical help before she was airlifted to a nearby hospital.</p> <p>lp/pi13</p> Lindsey Vonn Lindsey Vonn Vonn AFP Tue, 05 Feb 2013 17:00:58 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5746615 at http://www.globalpost.com Alpine skiing: Vonn out for season after heavy crash at worlds http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130205/alpine-skiing-vonn-out-season-after-heavy-crash-at-worlds-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The World Ski Championships got off to the worst possible start on Tuesday when US star Lindsey Vonn suffered a heavy crash during the opening race that put an end to her season.</p> <p>The 28-year-old media starlet, one of global sport's most recognisable and marketable female figures, landed on the side of her ski after a jump during the opening super-G race here, and flipped over before crashing into a safety gate.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130205/alpine-skiing-vonn-out-season-after-heavy-crash-at-worlds-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Alpine skiing at the Winter Olympics Entertainment Lindsey Vonn Lindsey Vonn Sports AFP Tue, 05 Feb 2013 18:47:02 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5746746 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Alpine skiing-Vonn hurt, Maze crowned in opening race http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130205/update-1-alpine-skiing-vonn-hurt-maze-crowned-opening-race <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Vonn breaks leg in world championship opener</p> <p>* American will be out for rest of season</p> <p>* Maze takes super-G gold in delayed race (Updates with Vonn out for the season)</p> <p>By Patrick Lang</p> <p>SCHLADMING, Austria, Feb 5 (Reuters) - The Alpine skiing world championships got off to a bad start when top racer Lindsey Vonn was injured in a season-ending crash in controversial conditions in the opening women's super-G on Tuesday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130205/update-1-alpine-skiing-vonn-hurt-maze-crowned-opening-race" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Alpine skiing at the Winter Olympics Human Interest Lindsey Vonn Lindsey Vonn Winter Olympic Games Thomson Reuters Tue, 05 Feb 2013 19:16:15 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5746780 at http://www.globalpost.com Alpine skiing: US women focus after Vonn exit http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130206/alpine-skiing-us-women-focus-after-vonn-exit <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The exit of Lindsey Vonn, the ultra-competitive spearhead of the US ski team, following a horror crash has left teammates pleading for privacy in their bid to focus on picking up the pieces.</p> <p>The opening women's super-G race of the World Ski Championships on Tuesday was witness to a series of fog-related delays before going ahead in changeable light and variable snow conditions late in the afternoon.</p> <p>Only 36 of 59 racers made it down the Planai course, and of those, six did not finish.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130206/alpine-skiing-us-women-focus-after-vonn-exit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Alpine skiing at the Winter Olympics Lindsey Vonn Lindsey Vonn Vonn AFP Wed, 06 Feb 2013 10:00:40 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5747309 at http://www.globalpost.com Alpine skiing: US women focus after Vonn exit http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130206/alpine-skiing-us-women-focus-after-vonn-exit-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The exit of Lindsey Vonn, the ultra-competitive spearhead of the US ski team, following a horror crash has left teammates pleading for privacy in their bid to focus on picking up the pieces.</p> <p>The opening women's super-G race of the World Ski Championships on Tuesday was witness to a series of fog-related delays before going ahead in changeable light and variable snow conditions late in the afternoon.</p> <p>Only 36 of 59 racers made it down the Planai course, and of those, six did not finish.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130206/alpine-skiing-us-women-focus-after-vonn-exit-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Alpine skiing at the Winter Olympics Lindsey Vonn Lindsey Vonn Winter Olympic Games AFP Wed, 06 Feb 2013 13:30:46 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5747534 at http://www.globalpost.com Alpine skiing: Vonn vows to battle back for Sochi Olympics http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130206/alpine-skiing-vonn-vows-battle-back-sochi-olympics <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Lindsey Vonn vowed Wednesday to battle back from a season-ending injury sustained in the women's super-G here in a bid to represent the United States at next year's Winter Olympics in Sochi.</p> <p>The ultra-competitive spearhead of the US ski team was left needing surgery on ruptured knee ligaments and a lateral tibial plateau fracture following a horror crash in Tuesday's opening event of the World Ski Championships.</p> <p>Vonn, 28, received 12 minutes of on-slope medical attention before helicopter evacuation to a nearby hospital, but she insisted on remaining positive.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130206/alpine-skiing-vonn-vows-battle-back-sochi-olympics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Alpine skiing at the Winter Olympics Lindsey Vonn Lindsey Vonn Winter Olympic Games AFP Wed, 06 Feb 2013 16:00:44 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5747705 at http://www.globalpost.com Alpine skiing: Vonn undergoes successful knee surgery http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130210/alpine-skiing-vonn-undergoes-successful-knee-surgery <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Lindsey Vonn, who tore two knee ligaments during a crash at the alpine world championships, underwent successful surgery on her right knee, doctors said Sunday.</p> <p>"The overall success rate for ACL/MCL surgery is very good," said Bill Sterett, doctor for the US Women's Alpine Ski Team.</p> <p>"Modern surgical techniques combined with aggressive rehabilitation will help Lindsey make a full recovery.</p> <p>"She will do everything in her power to return as quickly as possible to competitive skiing."</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130210/alpine-skiing-vonn-undergoes-successful-knee-surgery" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Alpine skiing at the Winter Olympics Lindsey Vonn Lindsey Vonn Winter Olympic Games AFP Mon, 11 Feb 2013 04:31:56 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5752301 at http://www.globalpost.com