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A world-renowned American alpine ski racer Lindsey Vonn is one of the six women to have won ‘World Cup’ races in all five disciplines of alpine skiing, namely, downhill, super-G, slalom, giant slalom, and super combined.
She is considered as one of the top female skiers, who holds 82 ‘World Cup’ victories to her credit, surpassing Annemarie Moser-Prӧll of Austria, who held the record since the 1970s. To beat the record set by Ingemar Stenmark of Sweden who has 86 ‘World Cup’ titles, Lindsey needs five more ‘World Cup’ victories.
She has become the first American woman to have won a gold medal in the downhill, at the 2010 ‘Winter Olympics.’ In the downhill discipline, she has also won eight ‘World Cup’ season titles, five super-G titles, and three consecutive titles in the super-combined.
In 2016, she has won the 20th ‘World Cup’ ‘Crystal Globe’ title and has the second highest super ranking among all skiers, including men and women skiers in America. This native of Burnsville, Minnesota is also known as “Kildonan,” “Don Don,” and “The Don.”
Height / Weight / Age
Lindsey Vonn weighs 72 kg and 132 lbs in pounds. She is an adventurous personality who is 178 cm or in feet inches 5’10” tall. She looks beautiful in long blonde hair color and sharp wide dark brown color eyes. She has a healthy body with figure measurement is 34 inches breast, 26 inches waist, and 35 inches hips approximately. She will turn 36 years old in October 2020. Her bra size is 33B whereas her dress size is 5 and shoe size is 6 (US).
According to the sources, Lindsey Vonn’s estimated net worth is $3 million USD approximately. Her business, TV Appearance, shows & modeling are some of the sources of income.
Education / Family
Lindsey Vonn was born as Caroline Kildow on October 18, 1984. He was born in Saint Paul, Minnesota, and was raised in the Twin Cities metropolitan area in Burnsville, Minnesota. She has Norwegian parents Alan Kildow who a former junior national ski champion, and Linda Anne (née Krohn).
She has two brothers named Dylan, Karin, and two sisters named Reed, and Laura. At the age of 2, she developed her interest in skiing and was trained at ‘Buck Hill,’ a ski and snowboard area, by her father’s former coach, Erich Sailer, who was also a ‘US Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame’ inductee.
Her grandfather, Don Kildow also gave her the lessons in Milton, Wisconsin. She attended the ‘University of Missouri’s ‘Center for Distance Learning and Independent Study’ online program.
|Real name||Lindsey Caroline Vonn|
|Birth Place||Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA|
|Date Of Birth||October 18, 1994|
|Age||36 years (as in 2020)|
|Height||In centimeters – 178 cm
In feet inches – 5’10”
|Weight||In kilograms – 72 kg
In pounds – 132 lbs
|Eye Color||Dark brown|
|Profession||Alpine Ski Racer|
|School||University of Missouri High School|
|Home Town||Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA|
|Fathers Name||Alan Lee Kildow
|Mothers Name||Linda Anne|
|Brothers||Reed Kildow and Dylan Kildow|
|Sister||Laura Kildow and Karin Kildow|
Career / Fashion And Style
At the age of 7, Lindsey Vonn skied in Colorado, Minnesota, and Oregon all-year-round. To receive skiing lessons, she traveled to Colorado by train for several years at the ‘Ski Club Vail’ (SCV), an alpine racing program that trains young and aspiring skiers. In 1995, she met ‘Olympic’ gold medalist ski racer Picabo Street at a promotional event.
In 1999, along with Will McDonald, she became the first American athlete to win the “Cadets” slalom events in Italy’s Trofeo Topolino di Sci Alpino. At the age of 16, she made her ‘World Cup’ debut on November 18, 2000, in Park City, Utah.
In 2002, she debuted at the ‘Winter Olympics’ in Salt Lake City and raced in both slalom and combined, securing the sixth spot. In 2012, her career was once plagued with illness, resulting in her skipping a pair of slalom races but she picked herself up to secure a hat-trick win of two downhill and a super-G race in Lake Louise. Her victories increased her career total to 56 and helped her surpass Vreni Schneider to earn a second-place among women.
Boyfriends, Affairs, Husband and More
|Boyfriends||PK Subban (Canadian Ice Hockey Player)|
|Husband||Thomas Vonn (m. 2007 to div. 2013)|
Here we are providing you the list of Lindsey Vonn’s favorite things.
|Favorite Actors||Tom Cruise|
|Favorite Actress||Jennifer Aniston|
|Favorite Food||Sea Food|
Some Interesting Facts About Lindsey Vonn
- Apart from being the sportsperson, Lindsey Vonn, she owns her clothing line, Gorgeous Vail.
- She also runs a charitable organization ‘Lindsey Vonn Foundation, which was established to provide academic and sports scholarships to students and help children discover the grit within to succeed in their lives.
- In 2009, she was honored with the ‘Skier d’Or Award’ by members of the ‘International Association of Ski Journalists’ for her stellar performance.