Lindsey Caroline Vonn Kildow was born on 18 October 1984 and in the US Ski Team she is an American World Cup alpine ski racer. she has won total four world cup in all championships with three consecutive titles in 2008, 2009, 2010 and another in 2012. She won gold medal in downhill at the 2010 Winter Olympics,
it was first time she won gold medal in the event for an American woman. Vonn won eight World Cup season titles in the downhill discipline (2008–2013, 2015, 2016) and five titles in super-G (2009–2012, 2015). She won three consecutive titles in the combined (2010–2012) and she won her 20th World Cup crystal globe title in 2016, it was all time record among men or women, passing Ingemar Stenmark of Sweden, he won 19 globes from 1975 to 1984.
Vonn has won 81 World Cup races in her career through 3 February 2018 and Her 81 World Cup victories are an all time women’s record passing Annemarie Moser Proll of Austria who was held the record since the 1970s and only Ingemar Stenmark of Sweden had 86 World Cup victories which is more.
she won World Cup in all five disciplines races of alpine skiing -downhill, super-G, giant slalom, slalom and super combined. Vonn has won Olympic gold and bronze medals, two World Championship gold medals in 2009 and three silver medals in 2007 and 2011 and won four overall World Cup titles.
In 2010, she received the Laureus Sportswoman of the Year award and she was the United States Olympic Committee sportswoman of the year. Various injuries have caused Vonn to miss parts of several seasons almost in 2013 and 2014 seasons. She worked for NBC News as a correspondent in the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. Vonn has become one of the most successful American female ski racers in history.
Earlier life of Lindsey Vonn
She was born in Saint Paul, Minnesota in 18 October 1984, she is the daughter of Linda Anne and Alan Lee Kildow. She grew up in city Twin metropolitan area in Burnsville, Minnesota. She is of German, Irish, Norwegian and remote English and Welsh ancestry. At age two She was on skis before moving into Erich Sailer’s renowned development program at Burnsville’s Buck Hill, which also produced slalom racer Kristina Koznick.
According to Sailer, Her father won a national junior title before a knee injury at 18, pushed her very hard. At age 10 she meet with Olympic gold medalist ski racer Picabo Street and she considers her hero and role model. In the late 1990s, she commuted to Colorado to train for several years before her family moved to Vail, Colorado. She goes to study in University of Missouri High School, an online program through the university’s Center for Distance and Independent Study.
After alpine skier Vonn has attracted significant amount of media attention and making her the face of her sport in the US. In 2010, her assets were estimated to be worth over 2.5 million dollars. In 2002, she married to fellow, who was an Olympian and then they form a US Ski Team. In 2002, vonn meet with golfer Tiger Woods at a charity event and They started dating in March 2013 before splitting in May 2015.
Lindsey Vonn Net worth
According to the organization website, In 2018 season, Vonn has earned more than $128,000 for the International Ski Federation. Back in the 2012 season, she was the top performing lady skier and earned more than $592,947 for her performances. In recent years Vonn has consistently won upwards of $100,000 or $200,000, aside from 2014 when she suffered from her knee injury. She has bounced back, though, once again being the highest performer in 2016, with more than $461,800 in earnings.