Lindsey Caroline Vonn (née Kildow, born October 18, 1984) is an American
alpine ski racer with the U.S. Ski Team. She has won three consecutive
overall World Cup and downhill championships (2008, 2009, 2010),the
first American woman and third woman ever to accomplish this. Vonn won
the gold medal in downhill at the 2010 Winter Olympics, the first ever
in the event for an American woman. Vonn also won three consecutive
World Cup season titles in Super G (the first American woman to do so),
and two consecutive titles in the combined.
Disciplines Downhill, Super-G,
Giant slalom, Slalom,
Club Vail SSC
Born October 18, 1984 (age 27)
St. Paul, Minnesota, U.S.
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
World Cup debut November 18, 2000