| Mar 9, 2012
| 2:03 PM
Lindsey Vonn knew she began this World Cup alpine ski season physically stronger than she ever had been. She also was sure the hundreds of hours spent riding a bicycle last summer had made her endurance better than ever.
Vonn underscored her assessment...
| Mar 15, 2012
| 9:01 AM
Lindsey Vonn has just one goal left this season.
And she made her attempt to reach it a lot more dramatic Thursday.
While Vonn's sixth in the Super-G in Schladming, Austria, was good enough to clinch her fourth straight World Cup season title in...
| Oct 23, 2011
| 11:22 AM
Home, sweet home.
With the emphasis on sweet after this weekend.
The U.S. ski team announced a week ago it had signed a three-year deal to make the Austrian towns of Soelden and Obergurgl-Hochgurgl its alpine training base in Europe during the World Cup...
| Feb 24, 2012
| 1:42 PM
Evan Lysacek came to Twin Rinks Arena in Buffalo Grove Thursday to give a private lesson to a 14-year old figure skater, Rudi Baruch, whose dad had bought the opportunity in a charity auction.
But Lysacek was on the ice an hour before the lesson began,...
| Oct 22, 2011
| 1:06 PM
The Star Spangled Banner has become the recurring theme in the sound track of Lindsey Vonn's career.
Vonn had heard the National Anthem played in honor of her victories so many times in the past -- once at the Olympics, twice at the world championships,...
| Feb 4, 2012
| 1:44 PM
Lindsey Vonn won her 50th World Cup race Saturday - a milestone but not THE MILESTONE.
That will come when Vonn takes World Cup victory No. 63, making her the biggest winner among women in 45 years of World Cup alpine ski racing.
It could happen...
| Mar 17, 2012
| 10:22 AM
It seems not a day goes by without Lindsey Vonn collecting some new mantel ornament or putting her name on a new line in the history books.
Saturday at Schladming, Austria, the U.S. skier set a World Cup women's mark for points in a season by...
| Mar 18, 2012
| 8:29 AM
Lindsey Vonn left herself a mountain to climb.
Skiing with an unaccustomed conservatism in Sunday's season-ending giant slalom in Schladming, Austria, Vonn wound up a non-scoring 24th among 27 starters.
So she finished with 1,980...
| Nov 4, 2010
| 4:33 PM
Lindsey Vonn, the Olympic gold medal-winning downhill skier, incorporated 400-meter sprints into her training regimen over the summer to increase her ability to explode out of turns in the slalom. If she ever gets tired of the snow, she may......
| Dec 21, 2010
| 4:33 PM
Nine months after winning both her first gold medal wearing a ski racer's skin suit in the Olympics and a few million men's hearts showing plenty of skin in the Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue (emphasis on the lust in Illustrated),......
| Dec 24, 2010
| 4:32 PM
So here we are, at the end of another year, finding ourselves looking back at an Olympics with tragedy and triumph, with good sports and sore losers (you know who you are, Evgeny Plushenko), a year with stirring achievements and......
| Jan 25, 2011
| 9:33 PM
Lindsey Vonn sprained the medial collateral ligament (MCL) in her left knee while finishing third in a World Cup downhill Saturday in northeast Italy and skied to first place in a Super-G race about 24 hours later. Jay Cutler sprained......