Lindsey Vonn Leaves Lake Louise Immaculate After a Clean Sweep in the World Cup Downhill and Super G

Posted By: The Ski Channel on December 4, 2011 10:43 am

Lindsey Vonn completely dominated the competition in this past weekend’s Audi FIS Alpine World Cup. After two wins in the downhill, Vonn came out of the gates like a bolt of lightning to cap off the events in Lake Louise with a Super G win. This weekend’s races bring Lindsey to her 45th career World Cup victory, and is the 11th in Lake Louise. Vonn’s performances in this year’s World Cups have been the making of ski legend. She has come up first in four out of five races she’s started this season, and it is the second three day sweep of Vonn’s career after winning a pair of downhills and a super G in Haus in Ennstal, Austria in Jan. 2010

Lindsey was excited to say the least; “To have three wins this weekend is more than I ever could have expected. I’m just so thankful to have the support of my teammates and everyone on the World Cup.”

The best part about Vonn’s sweep this weekend was the fact that she had fun doing it, “Ski racing is what I love to do. Skiing today and this whole weekend I had a huge smile on my face.”

The women’s team is absolutely killing it, with Vonn joined on the podium with her teammate Julia Mancuso whose skiing earned a third place win.┬áThis was the second podium finish for Mancuso who also snagged a third place victory in last weekend’s Nature Valley Aspen Winternational giant slalom.

Similar positive vibes exuded from Julia, not only did she earn a spot on the podium — she had a blast doing it, “It was a lot of fun racing super G here in Lake Louise – it’s completely different than downhill.”

The women’s alpine tour now moves to Beaver Creek, CO – site of the 2015 FIS Alpine World Championships – for a Dec. 7 super G. It will be the first women’s World Cup race to be held in Beaver Creek.

Both of the girls are extremely psyched for Wednesday’s races.

Lindsey aims to continue her winning streak, “Hopefully I can take this momentum with me to Beaver Creek and finally get a win in my hometown.”

And Julia is ready to increase her podium position to an even higher elevation; “It’s nice to have a good result and I can’t wait to rip up the Beaver Creek hill.”

Official Results:

http://www.fis-ski.com/uk/604/610.html?sector=AL&competitorid=37327&raceid=66691

 

 

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