Lindsey Vonn tops World Cup prize money list

Posted By: The Ski Channel on March 24, 2011 4:15 pm

GENEVA  - U.S. Ski star Lindsey Vonn sits atop Alpine skiing’s World Cup prize money list despite losing the women’s overall title to Maria Riesch.

The International Ski Federation states that the American skier won $510,000.  Ms. Vonn won eight races.

Germany’s Maria Riesch took home $505,000 after winning six races. She led the standings by three points through consistent results in all disciplines.

Ivica Kostelic of Croatia topped the men’s overall standings and prize list with $465,000. Ivica won seven events.