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|Born||October 18, 1984|
Lindsey Caroline Vonn is an American World Cup alpine ski racer on the United States Ski Team. She has won four World Cup championships with three consecutive titles in 2008, 2009 and 2010, and another in 2012. Vonn won the gold medal in downhill at the 2010 Winter Olympics, the first ever in the event for an American woman. She has also won seven World Cup season titles in the downhill discipline (2008-2013, 2015), five titles in super-G (2009-2012, 2015), and three consecutive titles in the combined (2010-2012).
Vonn is one of six women to have won World Cup races in all five disciplines of alpine skiing - downhill, super-G, giant slalom, slalom, and super combined - and has won 67 World Cup races in her career through March 2015. With her Olympic gold and bronze medals, two World Championship gold medals in 2009 (plus three silver medals in 2007 and 2011), and four overall World Cup titles, Vonn has become the most successful American ski racer in history. Vonn received the Laureus World Sports Awards Sportswoman of the Year for 2010. She was also honored again as the USOC's sportswoman of the year for 2010. Vonn was a correspondent for NBC News covering the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.