Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Vonn = Great

Lindsey Vonn was a world-class skiing champion, an Olympic medalist (including gold), and a driven athlete BEFORE she ripped her knee ligaments in a horrific crash.  She tried to come back for the 2014 Olympics, couldn't quite do it, and kept working on her rehab after that.

Well, if you haven't heard, over the weekend she tied the all-time record for World Cup ski race wins by winning a downhill in Cortina, Italy, and then broke the record with a massive win in the Super-G the next day.

Breaking the record is one thing.  Breaking the record after breaking your knee is another.  That spells greatness.

Supposedly there's a documentary about her return on this weekend on NBC.  I plan to watch.

Lindsey Vonn breaks all-time World Cup wins record

Oh yah, Tiger Woods was there to mark her achievement with a kiss.  But that's a secondary storyline to the athletic triumph.

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