Date of Birth
18 October 1984, Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA
5' 10" (1.78 m)
Lindsey has changed her name after the marriage to Lindsey Vonn and she is mostly referred by this name (her husband is the skier Thomas Vonn).
She began to ski at the tender age of 2 in her natal area Twin City (Minnesota) and enrolled after to the famous development program at Buck Hill.
In her Olympic debut at the 2002 Olympic Winter Games, Lindsey came sixth in both slalom and combined at Salt Lake City and the next year she won a silver medal in downhill in the Junior World Championsip at Puy St. Vincent, France.
In December 2004 she earned her first World Cup medal podium for the first time in downhill victory in Lake Louise, Alberta. Canada.
Despite her injuries, Lindsey earned her first "big race" medals with silver in both downhill and super G at the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships 2007 held in Sweden.
After a recovering 2007 season through February 9, 2008, she had already won five World Cup races during the season and became World Cup discipline leader in both downhill and combined.