Lindsey Vonn chooses Olympic helmet as contest comes to a close

Posted By: The Ski Channel on January 29, 2010 6:48 am

Remember a couple months ago or so when we let you all know about the contest to design the helmet Lindsey Vonn would wear in the Olympics? Well, that contest is now over as she has picked a winner. Congratulations to 60-year-old Laddy Whitmore from Idaho!! You’re the winner amongst the three finalists!

From St. Moritz, where she just finished third, Lindsey Vonn commented: “He had a great design. He is a native American who worked in a cement factory. His whole design concept was about the Olympic flame. It struck me … that’s why I chose it.”

Here’s what you can expect Lindsey to sport in Vancouver: