Lindsey Vonn is an American alpine ski racer. She won the gold medal at the 2010 Winter Olympics in downhill, the first American woman to do so. She also won three consecutive overall World Cup championships (2008, 2009, 2010), the first American woman and second woman ever to accomplish this. Lindsey also won World Cup discipline championships in downhill (back-to-back) and Super G (the first American woman to do so).
With her Olympic gold and bronze medals, 33 World Cup wins in four disciplines (downhill, Super G, slalom and super combined) and two World Championship gold medals (plus two World Championship silver medals), Vonn has become the most successful American woman skier in history.
Date of birth October 18, 1984 (1984-10-18) (age 25)
Place of birth Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Medals 2 (1 gold)
Medals 4 (2 gold)
Overall titles 3
Discipline titles 6