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Clink, clink: Vonn walks away with another medal

ARE, Sweden – Lindsey Vonn walked off with her career haul of medals in her right hand, the gold, silver and bronze clinking together almost weighing her down. Or was it the bulging knee braces and metal support rods inside her vast array of broken bones?

‘I’m too old for this’: Lindsey Vonn crashes in her penultimate race

One of the hallmarks of Lindsey Vonn’s career has been the way she bounces back from major crashes time and time again. So perhaps it’s fitting that the most successful female skier of all time will enter her last race before retiring following yet another tumble into the safety netting. Vonn straddled a gate mid-air during the super-G at the world championships and ended up sliding down the hill face first.

Mikaela Shiffrin wins super-G, Lindsey Vonn crashes at worlds

As Mikaela Shiffrin hopped atop the podium to celebrate another gold medal, Lindsey Vonn was nearby on the sidelines of the finish area, stretching her ailing knees and explaining just how she wound up entangled in a safety net halfway down the course. Definitive proof, not that it was really needed, of a passing of the baton in American – and world – ski racing.

Lindsey Vonn may be in too much pain to keep competing

What was evident all weekend for Lindsey Vonn became clear to everyone else on Sunday. The American skier’s surgically repaired knees simply don’t let her apply the power she requires to win races anymore.

Ramona Siebenhofer wins back-to-back downhills, Lindsey Vonn 9th in Cortina

Austrian skier Ramona Siebenhofer won her second World Cup downhill in two days, while Lindsey Vonn finished tied for ninth Saturday in the second race of her return from injury. Siebenhofer, who had her first career win in Friday’s race, finished a slim 0.04 seconds ahead of Austrian teammate Nicole Schmidhofer.

Lindsey Vonn’s Olympic downhill farewell is a lovely shade of bronze

Lindsey Vonn’s bronze in the women’s downhill race Wednesday marks her third Olympic medal of her extraordinary Alpine career and was essentially eight years in the making. She was 32 when she won gold in the event at the Vancouver Olympics and injuries forced her to wait two Olympic cycles to finally defend her title. She was perhaps a bit disappointed she didn’t finish in first here but was certainly pleased to return to the podium.

Tied for 6th, Lindsey Vonn points to key mistake; also erred earlier

Lindsey Vonn’s first Olympic race in eight years included one very late and obvious error that she used to explain why she tied for sixth place in the super-G. She thought that miscue cost her a medal and maybe even the gold. But she also lost quite a bit of time in the first half of the race.

Lindsey Vonn edges Sofia Goggia for 80th World Cup victory

Lindsey Vonn edged Italian rival Sofia Goggia by two hundredths of a second in a women’s World Cup downhill Saturday in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, for her 80th career victory. Cornelia Huetter of Austria was 0.13 behind in third. Vonn’s teammate, Jacqueline Wiles, crashed and was transported off the hill by helicopter. Wiles will miss the Winter Olympics.

Major mistake costs Lindsey Vonn a victory in Cortina downhill

Sofia Goggia of Italy wins a World Cup downhill on home snow after Lindsey Vonn makes a major mistake. Vonn was faster than Goggia midway down the Olympia delle Tofane course but had trouble landing a jump and slammed on the brakes to clear the next gate. Vonn finished second and overall World Cup leader Mikaela Shiffrin was third.