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?


  1. Wow. I've never thought of Vonn as overweight. I don't think that being overweight would help you in most sports. You'd be out of breath fairly quickly.

  2. I think she is a very healthy looking and attractive woman. I dont think you can reach the pinnacle of most sports while being overweight.