She worked as a correspondent for NBC News covering the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.Vonn was on skis at age two, before moving into Erich Sailer's renowned development program at Burnsville's Buck Hill, which also produced slalom racer Kristina Koznick.Vonn is one of six women to have won World Cup races in all five disciplines of alpine skiing – downhill, super-G, giant slalom, slalom, and super combined – and has won 77 World Cup races in her career through February 6, 2016.Her 77 World Cup victories are an all-time women's record, passing Annemarie Moser-Pröll of Austria who had held the record since the 1970s, and only Ingemar Stenmark of Sweden with 86 World Cup victories has more.She has won four World Cup overall championships—one of only two female skiers to do so, along with Annemarie Moser-Pröll—with three consecutive titles in 2008, 2009, and 2010, She has also won a record eight World Cup season titles in the downhill discipline (2008–2013, 2015, 2016), five titles in super-G (2009–2012, 2015), and three consecutive titles in the combined (2010–2012).
Mancuso is considered America's best hope for Olympic gold in the speed events -- and she doesn't lack confidence.
“My goal is to be strong enough to freeski at the end of March, but conservatively, it depends on the outcome of the surgery.” Mancuso cut her 2014-15 season short due to right hip pain, a problem area throughout her career that intensified after she fell on her right side in a giant slalom in Are, Sweden, on Dec.
12, and later skipped the World Cup Finals in March. “We used this year’s prep season to exhaust all conservative treatment,” U. Ski Team medical director Kyle Wilkens said in a press release.
"Own the podium" demanded the controversial Canadian slogan ahead of the 2010 Vancouver Games.
There were many who did not care for the tone as the home nation topped the medal table.