Friday was a disappointing day for the American women, but that didn’t stop a massive crowd from coming out to watch. There are 70 countries represented with skiers at the event, and the stands are just as diverse.
Two races, one medal for Lindsey Vonn. Not gold, either, but bronze. This wasn’t exactly the start the skier from nearby Vail was hoping for at the world championships in front of a home crowd.
Tina Maze of Slovenia captured the women’s downhill gold medal at the world championships Friday ahead of prerace favorite Lindsey Vonn, who struggled on her home course.
There’s more than one Vonn making a return to the ski scene this season.
The men’s super-G race at the world championships has been postponed a day to Thursday because of too much snow on the course.
The men’s super-G race at the world championships Wednesday has been canceled because of too much snow on the course. The event has not yet been rescheduled.
Lindsey Vonn, the favorite in a race so close to her hometown, momentarily had the lead in the World Alpine Ski Championships, but finished in third place.
Lindsey Vonn is treating the world championships in her hometown almost like her Olympics. You know, the ones she missed last February because of a knee that required two surgeries.
Mikaela Shiffrin has told CBS4 Lindsey Vonn is certainly her idol, but now they’re sharing the spotlight in the Vail Valley for this year’s Alpine Ski World Championships.
The Alpine director of the U.S. Ski Team has a healthy — and extremely confident — Lindsey Vonn for the world championships next week in Beaver Creek, Colorado. One of the best slalom skiers in teenager Mikaela Shiffrin, too.