Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Lindsey Vonn: "My Success Has Nothing To Do with Weight"

In her personal commentary in The Denver Post (with reference to Austrian newspaper stories about her weight), Lindsey Vonn wrote, "If adding weight was the key to downhill success, everyone would be stuffing their faces with food. It doesn't work like that. You have to be agile and strong," she wrote. "It's frustrating as an athlete to be called overweight. . .I pride myself on how hard I work out and how physically fit I am. For them to say that was extremely aggravating. Read her entire article in www.denverpost.com. See her workout regime here.

What do you think? Does more girth get to the bottom of the course faster?

Friday, January 8, 2010

Watch a Lindsey Vonn Training Session

Lindsey Vonn is America's hope for Olympic medals in alpine skiing. Here's a peek into her training regime.