Monday, February 9, 2009

U.S. SKI TEAM'S LINDSEY VONN WINS WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP SUPER G

VAL d'ISERE, France (Feb. 9) - After collecting gold in the 2009 FIS World Championship super G last week, Lindsey Vonn (Vail, CO) stormed to another win in Monday's downhill at Val d'Isere and was crowned the official queen of speed. Vonn clocked a 1:30.31 on the steep and technical course, while Swiss youngster Lara Gut was second, .52 seconds behind. It was the first U.S. women's downhill title since Hilary Lindh won in 1997.

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