Ted Ligety caught up to his boyhood idol on a day when no one could come close to catching up to him, even with a broken wrist.
Lindsey Vonn punctuated her piercing scream after crossing the finish line by yelling “Yes!!!” Finally, her surgically repaired right knee was OK. Finally, she could attack a course again.
Paralympian Alana Nichols calls them “pinch-me moments,” when she can’t quite believe she is actually in a particular situation.
Ted Ligety leaned over his skis as far as gravity would allow, trying to get across the finish line just a little quicker.
Lindsey Vonn returned to racing in a World Cup downhill Friday, 10 months after major knee surgery and less than three weeks after partially re-tearing a ligament.
Bode Miller banged his way through the giant slalom course as only he can, scraping his knuckle in a fall and later bloodying his elbow after a collision with a gate.
Reigning Olympic downhill champion Lindsey Vonn has crashed while training ahead of her return to racing following major knee surgery.