Lindsey Vonn, the example of overcoming that we should all learn


If there is a name for itself in the world in women’s skiing, that is Lindsey Vonn. His 76 victories in Cup competitions in the World and its twenty titles won, the become the best skier of the story. His way of skiing and its technique have catapulted to the heights of the snow sports. Your body, your beauty, and that face angelic, in addition, have led to magazine covers, fashion runways and all sorts of events. Your story is awesome, and has repeated this weekend in Andorra this weekend. After falling on Saturday in the super g World Cup championship in Grandvalira and suffer a small fracture in the left knee, this Sunday, has returned to compete and won the first test of the combined.

Is 31 years old and has won more than anyone in the history of the ladies ski. In fact, in the history of skiing is only surpassed by a legend, Ingemar Stenmarkalthough the record of the Swedish skier runs serious danger. However, to get this far has had to overcome two injuries which were on the verge of ending his sporting career.

In February of 2013, in Austria, when he was already a benchmark within and outside of the ski, suffered a fall that shattered his knee. Your goal, the Olympic Games in Sochi, was in danger, although it was still a year for the appointment. Lindsey put the monkey overalls and began his rehabilitation from the first day. Everything was going well, his job was immense and his hopes of being able to go to Russia remained intact. But three months of travel to the Games he returned to break his knee during a training. Goodbye to the Games.

Adopted an abandoned dog to do together rehabilitation (Reuters).
Adopted an abandoned dog to do together rehabilitation (Reuters).

Point and followed

Despite being almost 30 years old and a wonderful curriculum, the american did not want to put an end to his career. He returned to surgery, he returned to train from the first day and returned to dream to be the best. Leo, an abandoned dog that had been hit by a car, was his great support. Adopted him and began a rehabilitation together. Who better than a pet that also had his knee crushed to help you return to top? The time gave him the reason.

Lindsey had divorced that same year which was, in turn, his coach, Thomas Vonn, and began to go out with Tiger Woods, who had gone through a terrible divorce after his well-known infidelities. The golfer and Leo became its great support and, incredibly, a year after the injury reappeared in Lake Luise, Canada, winning the drop test. The return of a myth turned into an incredible story.

His success story was summarized in a documentary, ‘The Climb’, produced by one of its sponsors. Since then it has kept on winning: Val d’isère, Zauchensee, Cortina d’ampezzo or Garmisch-Partenkirchen are just a few of the tracks that have seen this north american 31-year-old climb to the highest step of the podium in the last fifteen months. No one can with her in the snow… or out of it.

Lindsey Vonn, the example of overcoming that we should all learn

Your physical spectacular, his meter eighty tall, his mane blonde and that face of not having broken a dish you have been given countless covers of magazines. Is support perfect advertising and brands such as Red Bull, Audi, Head and Oackley exhibit his image all over the world. Their millions of followers on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram prove that.

Is Lindsey Vonn, the angel of the snow, and this weekend we have enjoyed at Grandvalira.

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