Alpine Skiing: Lindsey Vonn Announces Retirement

Lindsey Vonn

Lindsey Vonn, generally viewed as the best female ski racer ever, will resign from the sport following the 2018-19 season, regardless of whether she neglects to break the record for World Cup wins.

The American holds the women’s record of 82 World Cup wins and trails just Swedish awesome Ingemar Stenmark’s long-standing record of 86.

Since first tearing her ACL in 2007, Vonn has endured regular knee tendon wounds and in addition broken bones. She missed the 2014 Sochi Games because of a genuine knee injury which she has been overseeing from that point onward.

The 33-year-old skier had said at the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics that she would not stop until beating Stenmark’s record.

Vonn, who turned into the most seasoned women’s alpine skier to win an Olympic medal, when she grabbed a downhill bronze in South Korea recently, has additionally expressed her longing to test herself against her male partners.

The Minnesota-born skier, who started skiing at 3 years old and began racing at 7 years old, got her first Olympic award when she won gold at the 2010 Vancouver Games.

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