I’ve had my share of ups and downs the past four years, but I’ll be back for more next season.
As of 2018, Lindsey Vonn has been retired from the competitive ski racing circuit for 4 years, and from the winter sports circuit for 8 years.
During the early stages of her skiing career, Vonn became a popular icon largely due to her being the first American woman to win the first-place trophy in the Trofeo Topolino.
Vonn won the gold medal at the 2010 Winter Olympic Games in Vancouver, Canada.
It’s not surprising Lindsey has a large audience because she’s one of the best and most inspirational athletes of the 21st century. Here’s a collection of some of her best and most inspiring quotes.
50 Athletic & Inspiring Lindsey Vonn Quotes
I don’t want to leave skiing early. I want to ski until I feel like I’ve done everything I can do.
I’ve gotten some comments from people who seem to think that I have a problem.
Mental and physical maturity is achieved when we let go of our self-imposed limitations.
The reason why Lindsey Vonn is successful in skiing is because she is a very good skier.
She played brain training games on her Nintendo DS. These games are supposed to help her brain work better.
I am a firm believer that you don’t need to shave your legs. If you want to, that’s your choice, but personally I think it’s much nicer when you don’t shave. There are people that shave their legs and then wax their legs, and it’s fine, I have nothing against that.
Most of us have been here. Life can be very lonely, very difficult and we can often get down on ourselves if we don’t get everything right or if we mess up.
I’d like to share with you the life lessons I’ve learned over the last decade of skiing.
The first lesson I’d like to share is ‘Life Changes Very Quickly’.
And the first one I ever got that taught me this is on a trip back home to South Africa.
Lindsey was very emotional and had some serious issues with not making it to the Olympics this time around, and she really let that affect her skiing.
In a recent interview, Lindsey Vonn talked about her knee injury in the Super G race at Sochi. She said that she has a short-term memory when it comes to skiing. She said that she does a lot of skiing which is why she had suffered many injuries.
10th of 50 Lindsey Vonn Quotes
While working out daily, Vonn finds time to go to the gym, do workouts at home, and squeeze a run in.
The beautiful and popular Swiss ski racer Lindsey Vonn is looking into a new ski adventure. She wants to go where few women have ever been before — to the top of the world — to explore the untamed wilderness that stretches across Alaska, a land that is as beautiful as it is breathtaking.
I plan to continue to ski & do other things for a long time and you can find me anywhere between PyeongChang and the 2016 Olympics!!
Lindsey Vonn said she wishes it didn’t take so much to be physically to where she needs to be.
When I saw my face on a Red Bull Six Pack I was like “That’s insane, I’m too skinny!” The photo was taken from a skiing accident. It wasn’t my idea, it was my photographers. I was so shocked and surprised that my family and I were on the cover of a Red Bull magazine, but I’m so glad people like it and like my skiing.
My mother-in-law, she likes to get super-old-school remedies. For instance, like, I know she takes a whole bunch of herbs or something, just because she likes old-school remedies.
This is a very simple statement. So simple that it’s hard to find anything wrong with it.
Lindsey is one of the nicest people you will ever meet. She is also one of the most talented, hardworking athletes out there. She represents everything that is good in sport.
The skiing superstar, who is a member of the U.S. Ski Team, said she was not “very good” at gymnastics when she was growing up as a child in Minnesota.
When asked what her most favorite recipe is, the Olympic medalist said: “My cake. I love baking. I’ve been baking for years, so I love baking in general. For a long time I’ve been making bread. I think I learned to bake a cake from watching Cake Boss.
20th of 50 Lindsey Vonn Quotes
Making skiing fun and engaging for kids and families is an exciting opportunity and a real passion of mine.
There’s no doubt Lindsey is an incredibly successful athlete. And she’s been a huge star for the U.S. Ski Team for more than a decade.
But the way she’s living her life right now, I think it’s safe to say she’s living as big as she’s ever been. And that’s what this quote is about.
If you have a goal and you want to achieve it, you need to work hard and do everything you can to get there. And one day it will come true.
Lindsey Vonn is now a vegan, and she says she was never a fan of vegetables. She loves protein, and she’s had a change in her diet to be “consistent.” She eats the same thing every day, but she’s gained weight and feels better after eating than she used to.
24. Life changes quickly if you allow it to change.
There are no more matches that belong to you.
It’s all about strength and never, ever, ever, asking people for help.
As I know all too well, being an Olympian isn’t a walk in the park. It takes a lot of time and energy to be great.
Lindsey Vonn thought she was the type of person who could succeed at anything. However, she was shocked when she realized she didn’t have the skills, knowledge, or determination to make it in professional sports.
I met Picabo Street in my teens, and I was in awe of her and how she inspired me, and I really hope to be that for young kids.
When my parents were getting divorced, I just said to myself, “Go to sleep, and tomorrow you can go skiing.” I cried myself to sleep, and in the morning I was up on the mountain, and I was good.
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30th of 50 Lindsey Vonn Quotes
The Olympic downhill snowboarding champion said that when you fall down it’s best to get up and keep on going. This has become her mantra when it comes to skiing.
Lindsey Vonn is an Olympic skier known for her accomplishments and her competitive and sometimes arrogant attitude in the sport. Vonn has often found herself in the news when she’s been at odds with other top skiers or has been criticized for her remarks.
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Lindsey Vonn said that the most important thing in skiing is you have to be having fun. If you’re having fun, then everything else will come easy to you.
Fear and anxiety are the worst enemies of having fun. They cause us to lose touch with our intuition and make us unhappy with ourselves. We can only enjoy the present, not the future or the past. In other words, we can’t worry about what will happen next. There’s only one chance, so you’ve got to have fun.
I don’t know what Lindsey has in her house that makes sure she is always awake at 3 am when she is about to compete.
Lindsey Vonn is the most famous female ski racer in our time and she is going to be in this year’s Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia.
Lindsey Vonn has a very high opinion of herself, and is not shy in sharing that opinion when it comes to skiing.
I like the honesty in this quote. It’s just how she lives. She doesn’t pretend to be something she’s not, she doesn’t pretend to be someone she’s not. She’s been extremely private throughout her career and I respect that.
40th of 50 Lindsey Vonn Quotes
My diet is simple:
1. I eat a lot of vegetables, and I try to eat some fruit.
2. I try to eat lots of grains.
3. I try to eat a lot of lean protein.
Kaiserschmarrn is a kind of dessert, which is similar to a pancake, but with raisins. I’ve never eaten this dish, but I think I’ve seen pictures of it. It’s not something I regularly eat, but if I’ve had a great race and I’m in a celebratory mood, I might have it a few times.
I know some people have been wondering if this is a new thing and not from 2014-2015. Well, I’ve heard many of the comments before just like everyone else. I think the comments on here are a little harsh for what is basically a nice compliment about my blog.
The former World Cup champion was voted by the readers here as the “Person to Watch” for 2013. She has quickly established herself as one of the most popular athletes here, but she was still nervous about her first time skiing in the mountains of Vail, Colo. – until her family and the U.S. Ski Team helped ease her fears.
As a skier, Lindsey has spent plenty of time running around the hills, and we know that means she needs a good source of proteins to keep her energy up. But when she’s on the ground, that’s all the fuel she needs to get back on the snow. Lindsey gets that from her snack foods.
I’m not sure the statement translates well. I’d say that she found it a good fit for a period of time and learned a lot about herself, but that’s a very different thing than saying that she didn’t want to be married.
When you’re driving around a corner, it can be easy to forget how fast you’re going and how much faster you can go through a curve.
Even when she was small I always had to help out my parents. She grew up in a very special environment where her parents taught her everything you need to know – how to ski, how to run a team, how to prepare meals, etc. – and she has never forgotten this.
Lindsey Vonn said she was sad at the loss of Tiger Woods. She stated the hectic nature of both of their lives and the amount of time they were not able to spend together was a huge loss. She also said she will always cherish the memories they made together.
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Lindsey Vonn said that she is pleased with her performance of the Olympics. She also said that training had been going well and that she was pleased with the results.