Lindsey Vonn Gives the Thumbs Up and Says She’s Ready for Vancouver

Posted By: The Ski Channel on September 11, 2009 2:12 pm

Lindsey Vonn says her injured thumb has healed so well that she can do more than ski–she can play tennis (maybe with her idol Roger Federer!). The two-time overall World Cup champion says that her thumb is “doing really well” and that she hasn’t “had any problems with it, it’s really strong.”  Vonn made the statements while on a teleconference at the Vancouver Olympics media summit, and she was doing the interview from Portillo, Chile, where she is currently training.  She originally injured her thumb when she sliced it open on a champagne bottle last February.  The injury was so bad that she had to race with her pole taped to her glove.